Tag Archives: Russia

Fathers and Sons at Donmar Warehouse June 5- July 26th

I have a very long list of ways to procrastinate and  lose a fair bit of time on NPR.org book related site which has sections like Book Concierge .  In the section “You Must Read this”, different authors recommend the … Continue reading

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Hear Simon Sebag Monetefiore discuss One Night in Winter at Daunt Books November 12th

Acclaimed Russian historian Simon Sebag Montefiore will be speaking about writing fact and fiction when he comes to discuss his new novel which is based on a true story from Stalinist Russia. Two teenagers, children of high-ranking party members, are … Continue reading

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Great Country Houses of Norfolk: A Private View Sept 12-15th

With the caveat that I haven’t yet had the time to sign up for the trips offered by this Art History Study Tour guide, this is one I would wish to do if I could.  The tour will  explore the … Continue reading

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The Strongman: Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia – January 10th , London School of Economics

Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House   Speaker: Angus Roxburg Snowdrops, by Economist journalist Andrew Miller, generated  an animated discussion of contemporary Russia in my bookgroup last week and an interest in finding out a bit more about the … Continue reading

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