Orlando Figes

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2013

Sunday, 3 March 2013

How do a historian and a literary critic recreate the pasts of people they have never met, with little more than papers and a few objects to go on? Orlando Figes and Nancy K. Miller shared the challenges of building a picture of ordinary lives, with their Jewish Book Week audience, in a discussion of his new collection of letters home from the Gulag and her American family chronicle.

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