Stalin’s Library: A Dictator and his Books

Sponsored by The Grolier Club Geoffrey Roberts, History Professor Emeritus at University College Cork (Ireland) and a member of the Royal Irish Academy, will discuss his latest publication, Stalin's Library: A Dictator and his Books (Yale University Press, 2022). Stalin was a surprisingly learned bookworm, as he analyzed and refracted the published ideas of his […]

Olya Samilenko on Ukraine: Snow Goose Chronicles: How the Goose Became a Peacock

Sponsored by The Baltimore Bibliophiles Olya Samilenko will speak on her book The Snow Goose Chronicles. A must read for anyone interested in the history of Ukraine, its life, and the fate of Ukrainian peasants during the Soviet period. In this work, Samilenko takes us on a fascinating ride through 20th century Ukraine and its […]