Masha Gessen
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The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
12 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

A chilling account of how a low-level, small-minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress and made his country once more a threat to her own people and to the world.


One Wishes That Masha Gessen's 'The Man Without a Face' Were Fiction
12 Aug 2012 // 6:10 PM

“The simple and evident truth is that Putin’s Russia is a country where political rivals and vocal critics are often killed, and at least sometimes the order comes directly from the president’s office.”

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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