Keith Gessen

novelist and journalist

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Russian-born American novelist and journalist; foundig editor of n+1 magazine

Keith Gessen on KCRW

A nearly year-long war between Amazon and Hachette, the country’s fourth largest publisher, finally appears to be over.

The End of a Long Book War

A nearly year-long war between Amazon and Hachette, the country’s fourth largest publisher, finally appears to be over.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Yesterday, as bloody violence continued to increase in Ukrainian cities, Germany's foreign minister warned that the country was on the "threshold of war."

Is Vladimir Putin Changing the Game in Ukraine?

Yesterday, as bloody violence continued to increase in Ukrainian cities, Germany's foreign minister warned that the country was on the "threshold of war."

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