Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature, was born in 1918. In February 1945, while he was captain of a reconnaissance battery of the Soviet Army, he was arrested and sentenced to an eight-year term in a labor camp and permanent internal exile, which was cut short by Khrushchev's reforms, allowing him to return from Kazakhstan to Central Russia in 1956. Although permitted to publish One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich in 1962—which remained his only full-length work to have appeared in his homeland until 1990—Solzhenitsyn was by 1969 expelled from the Writers' Union. The publication in the West of his other novels and, in particular, of The Gulag Archipelago, brought retaliation from the authorities. In 1974, Solzhenitsyn was arrested, stripped of his Soviet citizenship, and forcibly flown to Frankfurt. Solzhenitsyn and his wife and children moved to the United States in 1976. In September 1991, the Soviet government dismissed treason charges against him; Solzhenitsyn returned to Russia in 1994. He died in Moscow in 2008.


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Stories and Prose Poems

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated by Michael Glenny
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A new edition of the Russian Nobelist’s collection of novellas, short stories, and prose poems Stories and Prose Poems collects twenty-two works of...


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Available 11/4/2014
November 1916

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated from the Russian by H. T. Willetts
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

In time for the centenary of the beginning of the Russian Revolution, a new edition of the Russian Nobelist’s major work The month of November 1916 in...


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Available 8/19/2014
August 1914

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated by H. T. Willetts
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The Russian Nobelist’s major work, back in print for the centenary of World War I and the Russian Revolution In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of...


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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated by H. T. Willetts; Introduction by Katherine Shonk
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

For the centenary of the Russian Revolution, a new edition of the Russian Nobelist’s most accessible novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is an...


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Available 7/29/2014
Cancer Ward

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated by Nicholas Bethell and David Burg
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Cancer Ward examines the relationship of a group of people in the cancer ward of a provincial Soviet hospital in 1955, two years after Stalin's death. We see...


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Warning to the West

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Victory Celebrations, Prisoners & The Love-Girl & The Innocent

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Prussian Nights

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated by Robert Conquest
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks


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The Love-Girl and The Innocent

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Translated by Nicholas Bethell
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