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Voices from Chernobyl

Svetlana Alexievich

On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred at the Chernobyl complex in Pripyat. English-language reportage on the incident has, so far, focused on facts, names, and data; Voices from Chernobyl presents first-hand accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they lived th...
Publish Date
July 1
First Published in 1997
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I was really taken with Voices From Chernobyl. Unbelievable.      source
Jun 14, 2019
Chairing the @Pushkin_House book prize jury has been just great! The tragic part of this job was that we could only select 1 winner. But we did choose an excellent book - and we actually made the choice before the #ChernobylHBO series by @clmazin !      source