Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author of many books of nonfiction, most recently The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, forthcoming from Riverhead in October. She is also the author of The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin (Riverhead, 2012). She is a contributing opinion writer to The New York Times and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, among other publications. She lives in New York.
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