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Aleksandar Hemon
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Hemon, Aleksandar, "The Book of My Life," in the New Yorker, Vol. 76, No. 40, December 25, 2000—January 1, 2001, p. 94.

Hemon's autobiographical article for the New Yorker discusses his relationship with his literary mentor and his attitudes towards Serbian nationalism.

Radzinsky, Edvard, Stalin: The First In-depth Biography Based on Explosive New Documents from Russia's Secret Archives, Doubleday, 1996.

Radzinsky's intimate and compelling biography of Stalin provides the key context for Uncle Julius's stories about the Soviet labor camps during the 1930s and 1940s.

Rawicz, Slavomir, The Long Walk, Globe Pequot Press, 1997.

Rawicz's memoir recounts his escape from a Stalin labor camp in Siberia and how, along with several other prisoners, he walked south all the way to India. This remarkable eye-witness account depicts the horrible treatment of political prisoners, and its description of the topography crossed gives a clear idea of how remote Siberia is from Europe and from...

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