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Svetlana Alexievich gave the Soviet people a voice—whether they liked it or not

Though Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich has been the recipient of multiple European book awards, her work has gone largely unrecognized in the United States. It’s probably due to the fact that she writes in Russian, and only four of her books have been translated into English. 862 more words

The Treaty Of 1967

The question, “Who owns Outer Space?” seems absurd, on the face of it.  I mean, Outer Space is that seemingly infinite place, of which we are but the tiniest speck. 753 more words