Wednesday, October 4, 2017 6:00PM
Mass Humanities and Harvard Book Store welcome award-winning journalist MASHA GESSEN??"author of "The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin" and "The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy"??"for a discussion of her latest book, "The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia." Putin’s bestselling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her “fearless indictment of the most powerful man in Russia” (The Wall Street Journal), award-winning journalist Masha Gessen is unparalleled in her understanding of the events and forces that have wracked her native country in recent times.