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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.