Russia’s Open Book

Russian literature, reform, and revolution have forever been intertwined. The sheer size of Russia, its brutal climate, the violence of its history, and the heroism and genius of its people all have contributed to a world of literature like no other.  “Russia’s Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin” – a co-production with Wilton Films – explores that spellbinding literary culture and history. Throughout we ask, where is the new Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, or Gogol, waiting to be discovered by the English-speaking world? Hosted by author and actor Stephen Fry.

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