by Venedikt Erofeev and H. William Tjalsma
March 30, 2011 In the 1970s, writer Elena Gorokhova sat in her apartment in St. Petersburg — then Leningrad — writing books she knew wouldn't make it past the censors. She recommends three revolutionary reads affirming that the human voice endures, even under the most suffocating circumstances.
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