A "new" ending to a Nabokov novel and the unregarded first volume of Vasily Grossman's epic, the "Soviet War and Peace"; Rebecca Reich guides us through these and the question of whether the West is paranoid about Russia or vice versa; Laura Freeman joins us to talk about dinner with the Durrells and pond life sandwiches.
Stalingrad: A novel by Vasily Grossman
Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century by Alexandra Popoff
Plots against Russia by Eliot Borenstein
The Russia Anxiety by Mark B. Smith
Dining with the Durrells by David Shimwell