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Michael Idov

Michael Idov

Michael Idov is a staff writer for New York magazine and a frequent contributor of Russian-language columns and criticism to major Moscow publications. Ground Up is his first novel.

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Dressed Up for a Riot

Dressed Up for a Riot

A memoir of revolution, reaction, and Russian men’s fashion

In this crackling memoir, the journalist and novelist Michael Idov recounts the tempestuous years he spent living alongside—and...

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Dressed Up for a Riot
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Dressed Up for a Riot

Michael Idov
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A memoir of revolution, reaction, and Russian men’s fashion

In this crackling memoir, the journalist and novelist Michael Idov recounts the tempestuous years he spent living alongside—and...

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Ground Up
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Ground Up

Michael Idov
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Light streams through the windows as the espresso machine roars; a gorgeous, rich scent fills the air; and witty conversation unspools over the porcelain cups.

That's the café dream. Mark...

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