Masha Gessen





Masha Gessen


Born
in Russian Federation
January 13, 1967


Masha Gessen (born 1967) is a Russian journalist, translator, and nonfiction author.

Born into an Ashkenazi Jewish family in Russia, in 1981 she moved with her family to the United States, returning in 1991 to Moscow, where she worked as a journalist. She has since returned to the United States.

She writes in both Russian and English, and has contributed to The New Republic, New Statesman, Granta and Slate. Gessen is the Russian correspondent for US News & World Report.

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With the expansion of The New York Times’s international opinion report, the Latitude blog, which began in October 2011, has been retired.
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The Man Without a Face: The...

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Words Will Break Cement: Th...

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Perfect Rigor: A Genius and...

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The Brothers: The Road to a...

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Ester and Ruzya: How My Gra...

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Blood Matters: A Journey Al...

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Where the Jews Aren't: The ...

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Dead Again: The Russian Int...

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Half a Revolution: Contempo...

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PEN VS. SWORD: SATIRE VS THE STATE
Author appearance, May 06, 2017 07:00PM
ST. JOSEPHS COLLEGE, 245 CLINTON AVE, BROOKLYN, NY, US

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ARTHUR MILLER LECTURE: MASHA GESSEN AND SAMANTHA BEE
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“No one is easier to manipulate than a man who exaggerates his own influence.”
Masha Gessen, The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

“It turned out that capitalism alone could make people not only rich and happy but also poor, hungry, miserable, and powerless.”
Masha Gessen, The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

“The people who came were not always the ones who most needed to escape: they were the ones most capable of escaping.”
Masha Gessen, The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy

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