Category: Russian and East European Studies

Enter our Giveaway for a Chance to Win a Set of Books 1, 2, and 3 of “March 1917”

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to bring Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s magnum opus to an English-speaking audience for the first time. One of the masterpieces of world literature, The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution told in the form of a historical novel.  In celebration of the publication of March […]

Discover Five New in Paperbacks in Our Fall 2021 Catalog

This Fall 2021, we are bringing five Notre Dame Press favorites out in paperback! Ranging from philosophy to political science to memoir, we are thrilled to see our books in a new, softer format. Do you have these titles on your shelf? Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974–1978by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Between Two […]

Nobel Prize–Winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s “Between Two Millstones, Book 2” Available in English

Russian Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, was charged with treason in 1974 and exiled to the West upon publication of The Gulag Archipelago. He lived quietly and reclusively for nearly two decades in Cavendish, Vermont, where his neighbors fiercely guarded his privacy. The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to […]

An Interview with Clare Kitson and Melanie Moore, translators of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s “Between Two Millstones, Book 2”

The University of Notre Dame Press is the proud publisher of the first English translation of Between Two Millstones, Book 2 (November 2020). This long-awaited volume picks up Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s remarkable and courageous literary and personal life in 1978, after his controversial commencement address at Harvard University, and concludes in 1994, as he bids farewell to […]

New Anthology Explores Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s Work

David P. Deavel, visiting assistant professor of Catholic studies and co-director of the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Jessica Hooten Wilson, the Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence at the University of Dallas, have edited a new volume titled, Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The […]

An Interview with Jessica Hooten Wilson, co-editor of “Solzhenitsyn and American Culture”

Jessica Hooten Wilson is co-editor, with David P. Deavel, of Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The Russian Soul in the West (October 2020). She talked to us recently about their new book. This anthology presents essays from the foremost scholars and thinkers of comparative studies who have been tracking what Americans have borrowed and learned from […]

“March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2,” longlisted for the 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2, translated by Marian Schwartz, was one of twenty titles longlisted for the 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE. The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. He spent decades writing about just four of the most important periods, or […]

Solzhenitsyn’s “Between Two Millstones, Book 1” named Outstanding Academic Title by “Choice” Magazine 

Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzheitsyn’s Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 has been selected as a 2019 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 521 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the over 4,600 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year and the more than 21,000 titles submitted to Choice during this […]