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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

My Student Comes Home

When Lawrence Bell, an orphan living in an abandoned house in Camden, New Jersey, went to prison he was 14-years-old. Barely literate and weighing no more than 90 pounds, he had been pressured by three Camden police detectives into signing a confession for a murder and rape he insisted at…
bubmag
June 29, 2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Literature in Times of Turmoil

It is a sad paradox, but perhaps not surprising, that some of humanity’s greatest writing has been born in times of turmoil. In an effort to make sense of painful encounters with death and loss, authors have always tried to turn their sorrow and confusion into enduring monuments of beauty…
bubmag
June 5, 2020