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  • Paperback
  • 624 pages
  • Lenins Tomb
  • David Remnick
  • 08 April 2018
  • 0679751254

Lenins Tomb In The Tradition Of John Reed S Classic Ten Days That Shook The World, This Bestselling Account Of The Collapse Of The Soviet Union Combines The Global Vision Of The Best Historical Scholarship With The Immediacy Of Eyewitness Journalism A Moving IlluminationRemnick Is The Witness For Us All Wall Street Journal.

David Remnick born October 29, 1958 is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin s Tomb The Last Days of the Soviet Empire Remnick has been editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998 He was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age in 2000 Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick was a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for Th David Remnick born October 29, 1958 is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin s Tomb The Last Days of the Soviet Empire Remnick has been editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998 He was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age in 2000 Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick was a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post He has also served on the New York Public Library s board of trustees In 2010 he published his sixth book, The Bridge The Life and Rise of Barack Obama.Remnick was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, the son of a dentist, Edward C Remnick, and an art teacher, Barbara Seigel He was raised in Hillsdale, New Jersey, in a secular Jewish home with, he has said, a lot of books around He is also childhood friends with comedian Bill Maher He graduated from Princeton University in 1981 with an A.B in comparative literature there, he met writer John McPhee and helped found The Nassau Weekly Remnick has implied that after college he wanted to write novels, but due to his parents illnesses, he needed a paying job there was no trust fund to rely on Remnick wanted to be a writer, so he chose a career in journalism, taking a job at The Washington Post He is married to reporter Esther Fein of The New York Times and has three children, Alex, Noah, and Natasha He enjoys jazz music and classic cinema and is fluent in Russian.He began his reporting career at The Washington Post in 1982 shortly after his graduation from Princeton His first assignment was to cover the United States Football League After six years, in 1988, he became the newspaper s Moscow correspondent, which provided him with the material for Lenin s Tomb He also received the George Polk Award for excellence in journalism.Remnick became a staff writer at The New Yorker in September, 1992, after ten years at The Washington Post.Remnick s 1997 New Yorker article Kid Dynamite Blows Up, about boxer Mike Tyson, was nominated for a National Magazine Award In 1998 he became editor, succeeding Tina Brown Remnick promoted Hendrik Hertzberg, a former Jimmy Carter speechwriter and former editor of The New Republic, to write the lead pieces in Talk of the Town, the magazine s opening section In 2005 Remnick earned 1 million for his work as the magazine s editor.In 2003 he wrote an editorial supporting the Iraq war in the days when it started In 2004, for the first time in its 80 year history, The New Yorker endorsed a presidential candidate, John Kerry.In May 2009, Remnick was featured in a long form Twitter account of Dan Baum s career as a New Yorker staff writer The tweets, written over the course of a week, described the difficult relationship between Baum and Remnick, his editor.Remnick s biography of President Barack Obama, The Bridge, was released on April 6, 2010 It features hundreds of interviews with friends, colleagues, and other witnesses to Obama s rise to the presidency of the United States The book has been widely reviewed in journals.In 2010 Remnick lent his support to the campaign urging the release of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning after being convicted of ordering the murder of her husband by her lover and adultery.In 2013 Remnick 81 was the guest speaker at Princeton University Class Day.Remnick provided guest commentary and contributed to NBC coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia including the opening ceremony and commentary for NBC News

10 thoughts on “Lenins Tomb

  1. says:

    If you are a hard line communist apparatchik about to launch a coup d tat against those who libel World Socialism and defame the noble memory of Stalin then here is some advice plan your coup well and don t confuse planning with plotting.This is plotting the traitor Yeltsin will be arrested and held accountable for his crimes Yanev will replace him as President of a new USSR, its historic glory restored.This is planning Yeltsin will be arrested at his Dacha in Vnukovo at 04 00 hours on 19 Aug If you are a hard line communist apparatch...

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    just incredible this is, without a doubt, one of the best books I ve ever read I don t have any deep interest in Soviet Russian history, but Remnick s writing is mesmerizing And clever plus it contains one of the best lines I ve e...

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    Having to put this one on hold for awhile, as while I was loving the book wasn t I wasn t happy with the audio version as this is one that needs to be read in order to underline and get the best from the book and my Library trying to source a copy for me as they don t have one in stock Terrific re...

  4. says:

    This book, an account of the collapse of the Soviet Union published in 1993, humbled me in many ways First and foremost, it s hard to come to terms with how uniformed I was during the time of periostrika I had no idea of how Gorbachev lost his way during the transition, and Boris Yeltsin s leading role in it From watching them on the U.S news I thought Yeltsin was just kind of a drunk and a boob, and Gorbachev, a noble man Regardless of his behavior while Russia s elected leader, Yeltson wa This book, an account of the collapse of the Soviet Union published in 1993, humbled me in many ways First and foremost, it s hard to come to terms with how uniformed I was during the time of periostrika I had no idea of how Gorbachev lost his way during the transition, and Boris Yeltsin s leading role in it From watching them on the U.S news I thought Yeltsin was just kind of a drunk and a boob, and Gorbachev, a noble man Regardless of his behavior while Russia s elected leader, Yeltson was a brave and impressive activist for change.And the author David Remnick s power of reportage and writing talent is equally humbling I had no prior interest in the subject material I picked up this book in my mother s bedroom and opened it without intending to read Anyone who can get an initially unmotivated reader to be wond...

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    I was about 100 pages into LENIN S TOMB before I realized what this book was I had it in my head that it would be a traditional top down story about perestroika, glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union, a fly on the wall story in the corridors of power What Remnick is after is arguablyambitious and interesting he s trying to chart the changing of attitudes that precipitated the collapse of the Soviet state in 1991 Perhaps I should have taken a clue from Remnick s THE BRIDGE, which a I was about 100 pages into LENIN S TOMB before I realized what this book was I had it in my head that it would be a traditional top down story about perestroika, glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union, a fly on the wall story in the corridors of power What Remnick is after is arguablyambitious and intere...

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  7. says:

    My one small gripe with this otherwise fantastic book not so much that it s opinionated, but I thought there were too many times Remnick allowed his personal opinions to bleed over into people and or situations he was describing in ways that seemed to be trying to validate his beliefs For example, in the chapter on the 1991 ...

  8. says:

    A stupendous chronicling of history in the making We are presented with several differing viewpoints on the collapse of the Soviet regime and its splintering, in these truly tumultuous years As the author points out, whereas other empires, like England, took decades to recede and change this took place within a few years Within days sometimes, overwhelming transitions took place.The efficacy of this book is the internal focus on the people in the country itself there is none of this hyperb A stupendous chronicling of history in the making We are presented with several differing viewpoints on the collapse of the Soviet regime and its splintering, in these truly tumultuous years As the author points out, whereas other empires, like England, took decades to recede and change this took place within a few years Within days sometimes, overwhelming transitions took place.The efficacy of this book is the internal focus on the people in the country itself there is none of this hyperbole on how Ronald Reagan solely dismantled the evil empire The book is about the Soviet Union there is little on the break away of the Eastern Bloc countries like Poland or East Germany Mr Remnick presents us with a wide array of people across this...

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    My and I were driving to Columbus, OH in 2007 for a work seminar for her new job We heard about Boris Yeltsin s death on NPR The palace coup, Yeltsin s dancing on TV and the two Chechnyean wars occupied the next stretch of our drive I found this book in a shop in Columbus a few days later and snatched it on the spot.Remnick approaches his subject with an even hand There is no Western arrogance about matters When he discovers fault, he reports it.I remember w...

  10. says:

    This is history told with verve We see how the corruption and repression of the Communist Party led to its downfall We witness the Soviet Union disintegrate We are there as it happens with interviews of participants from striking coal miners and political prisoners to top officials and leading dissidents Particularly fascinating is the portrayal of Gorbachev as the tragic transitional figure with one foot in the future and one foot that could never leave the past He starts down the road to This is history told with verve We see how the corruption and repression of the Communist Party led to its downfall We witness the Soviet Union disintegrate We are there as it happens with interviews of participants...

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