Towards the Flame
By Dominic Lieven
2016 SECOND PRIZE FOR BEST RUSSIAN BOOK IN TRANSLATION
Exceptionally, in 2016 the judges also awarded a second prize of £2,000, for the best Russian book in translation, to Oleg Khlevniuk from Moscow’s Higher School of Economics, and his translator Nora Favorov, for his work Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator (Yale).
THE 2016 SHORTLIST
Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to the Court of St James’s 1932-43. Gabriel Gorodetsky, editor (Yale University Press)