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A Terrible Country
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Keith Gessen is the author of A TERRIBLE COUNTRY, ALL THE SAD LITERARY YOUNG MEN and a founding editor of n+1. He edited and co-translated Kirill Medvedev's IT'S NO GOOD, also published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, and translated Nobel Prize-winner Svetlana Alexievich's VOICES FROM CHERNOBYL. He teaches journalism at Columbia and lives in New York with his wife and son.

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`A cause for celebration: big-hearted, witty, warm, compulsively readable, earnest, funny, full of that kind of joyful sadness I associate with Russia and its writers. Gessen's particular gift is his ability to effortlessly and charmingly engage with big ideas - power, responsibility, despotism of various stripes, the question of what a country is supposed to do for the people who live in it - while still managing to tell a moving and entertaining human story. At a time when people are wondering whether art can rise to the current confusing political moment, this novel is a reassurance, from a wonderful and important writer.' - George Saunders, Man Booker Prize-winning author of LINCOLN IN THE BARDO

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