Masha Gessen

19 May 2015, 7:00 pm8:15 pm |£5 - £7

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In this special event Masha Gessen, one of the world’s leading writers on Russia, will be in conversation with journalist and broadcaster Lucy Ash to discuss her activism and writing. Her books include the forthcoming The Tsarnaev Brothers: the Road to a Modern Tragedy on the Boston Marathon bombers, Words Will Break Cement: the Passion of Pussy Riot and the acclaimed The Man without a Face about the rise of Putin – in which she accused the President of Russia of promoting a corrupt regime.

This event is free for English PEN members – email hannah@englishpen.org to receive the discount code.

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Masha Gessen is a journalist who has written for Slate, the New Republic, the New York Times and other publications. She is the author of several books, including Dead Again, Two Babushkas, Blood Matters: A Journey Along the Genetic Frontier , The Man Without a Face  and Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot.  Her forthcoming book The Tsarnaev Brothers: the Road to a Modern Tragedy is published by Scribe in June 2015 .

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