Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy by Serhii Plokhy

What is new in this book about Chernobyl? What were the origins of Chernobyl and what was Gorbachev’s role in the tragedy.

Listen to Serhii Plokhy, author of Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, one of six shortlisted titles for the 2019 Pushkin House Book Prize, in conversation with Andrew Jack on the PH Podcast.

Maybe Esther by Katja Petrowskaja

How does success affect an author? The importance of translation and memories of Chernobyl.

Listen to Katja Petrowskaja, author of Maybe Esther, one of six shortlisted titles for the 2019 Pushkin House Book Prize, in conversation with Sergei Ostrovsky on the PH Podcast.