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The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia is published by Allen Lane in the UK on 4 October 2007, and by Metropolitan in the US in November 2007.

The book was published in Holland/Belgium in November 2007 as Fluistraars: Leven onder Stalin by New Amsterdam/Standaard.

Orlando Figes spoke at the following events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to promote the German-language edition of the The Whisperers (Die FlĘ╣sterer), which is published by Berlin Verlag.

Sat, September 20th
19.00h
Schloss Elmau
Moderation: Tilman Spengler
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Mon, September 22nd
19.00h
Bruno Kreisky Forum
Moderation: Franz K?ssler
Vienna
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Tue, September 23rd
20.00h
Literaturhaus K?ln
Moderation: Gerd Koenen
Cologne
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Thu, September 25th
20.00h
Literaturhaus MĘ╣nchen
Moderation: Prof. Martin Schulze Wessel
Munich
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Sat, September 27th
20.00h
Kaufleuten
Moderation: Benedikt RĘ╣ttimann
Zurich
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Mon, September 29th
19.00h
Deutsches Historisches Museum (Zeughaus Kino)
Moderation: Prof. J?rg Baberowski
Berlin

Orlando Figes spoke about the research project at the following events:

Thursday 4th October
6.30pm Foyles Bookshop, Charing Cross Road, London
www.foyles.co.uk

Friday 5th October
4pm Cheltenham Festival, Town hall, Cheltenham
With Simon Sebag Montefiore
www.cheltenhamfestivals.com

13th and 20th October
8pm BBC Radio 4
www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/archivehour/
Sound recordings from the project were broadcast in two programmes ('Stalin's Silent People') written and presented by Orlando Figes (listen to the programmes)
1 (13th October): The War against the Family
2 (20th October): Freedom or Death

Thursday 18th October
6.30pm Heffers Bookshop, Trinity Street, Cambridge
www.heffers.com

Friday 19th October
Evening Topping Bookshop, Ely
Long Gallery, The Bishop's Palace, Ely
www.toppingbooks.co.uk

Weekend of 20-22 October
Dublin Festival

Sunday 2nd December
2.30pm Hay Festival Winter Weekend
www.hayfestival.com

Friday 8th February 2008
'The Image of the People in Modern Russian Art'
Royal Academy of Arts
www.royalacademy.org.uk

At the London Book Fair at Earls Court Orlando Figes discussed the Re-evaulation of Soviet History under Putin with Sergei Mironenko, Director of the Russian State Archives (Russian Stand, 15 April, 2pm).

Orlando Figes discussed The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia with Alexander Ilichevsky, winner of the Russian Booker Prize 2007 and editor of Radio Svoboda at Waterstone's Piccadilly at 6pm on 16th April.

 

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