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Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith
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Douglas Smith is an award-winning historian and translator and the author of Rasputin and Former People, which was a bestseller in the U.K. His books have been translated into a dozen languages. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, he has written for The New York Times and Wall Street Journal and has appeared in documentaries with the BBC, National Geographic, and Netflix. Before becoming a historian, he worked for the U.S. State Department in the Soviet Union and as a Russian affairs analyst for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He lives with his family in Seattle.

The Russian Job

The Russian Job

Douglas Smith
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing, little-known story of an American effort to save the newly formed Soviet Union from disaster

After decades of the Cold War...

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Rasputin

Douglas Smith
Picador
Picador

On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figure

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Former People

Douglas Smith
Picador
Picador

The riveting and harrowing story of the Russian nobility caught in the upheaval of the Revolution

Winner of the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize
Named a Best...

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