Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen (born 1967) is a Russian journalist and 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 lives now.[1] Her brother is Keith Gessen.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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The joy of feeling my brain rev up, rush toward a solution, reach it, and be affirmed for it felt like love, truth, hope, and justice all handed to me at once.
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Wrote Mikhail Berg: “Many of us would have wanted to take the school with us after graduation, like a turtle’s armor, because we could feel comfortable only within the confines of its precise and logically understandable rules.”
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