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Alexandra Popoff

2014

Alexandra Popoff is the author of several literary biographies, including Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century (2019). Her book The Wives (2012) became a Wall Street Journal “Best Book of the Year.” Popoff's articles and reviews were published in The Wall Street Journal ,Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, National Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
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Publications

Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography. Free Press, 2010
The Wives: The Women Behind Russia's Literary Giants. Pegasus Books, 2012
Tolstoy's False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov. Pegasus Books, 2014
Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century. Yale University Press, 2019

Awards

Saskatoon Book Award for Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography, 2010
Non-fiction Award (Saskatchewan Book Awards) for Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography, 2010
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
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GST not applicable