Guest: Victoria Smolkin on A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism published by Princeton University Press.
Guest: Mark Galeotti on The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia published by Yale University Press.
Guest: Tomas Matza on Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia published by Duke University Press.
Guest: Elizabeth McGuire on Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: Lynne Viola on the Soviet collectivization of agriculture, resistance, and Stalinist perpetrators.
Guest: Bryon MacWilliams on With Light Steam: A Personal Journey through the Russian Baths was published by Northern Illinois University Press.