Virginia and Louise journey to Russia minus the vodka and discuss a new best-seller set in the Cold War and a stolen manuscript, some Russian novels and the fate of dissidents who speak out against Mother Russia. The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott, 2019 Dr Zhivago by Boris Pasternak One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Podcast: Putin, Prisoner of Power, Mischa Glenny, 2019, Audible Disgraceland, Jake Brennan, true crime and musicians Newspapers: New York Times, 'Oleg Sentsov: Russian by Blood and Language, Ukrainian in Spirit' by Andrew Higgins, Saturday Profile, 27 September 2019. Gulag Tourism, https://theculturetrip.com/europe/russia/articles/the-surprising-rise-of-gulag-holidays
Diving In is a conversation you will want to be part of - Louise and Virginia have been best friends since university - they share a passion for story telling and read loads of good books. Make yourself a cup of tea and listen in as they share the books they've been loving, and also the films, TV series, podcasts and articles they've enjoyed.