The Road to an American Tragedy
By Masha Gessen
Riverhead Books, Paperback, 9781594634000, 320pp.
Publication Date: May 10, 2016
About the Author
Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist who is the author of several books, most recently the national bestseller "The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin "(Riverhead, 2012) and "Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot "(Riverhead, 2014). Her work has appeared in the "New Yorker," "Vanity Fair," "The New York Times," "The New York Review of Books, Slate," and many otherpublications, and has received numerous awards, most recently the 2013 Media for Liberty Award. She has served as the editor of several publications and as director of Radio Liberty s Russia Service. She lives in New York."