Podcast: No Man’s Land | Granta Magazine

Podcast: The Legacy of Communism

Various Contributors

Listen to Oliver Bullough, Peter Pomerantsev and Philip Ó Ceallaigh at the launch of Granta 134: No Man’s Land discuss the legacy of communism in eastern Europe.

Oliver Bullough, Peter Pomerantsev and Philip Ó Ceallaigh joined us for the launch of Granta 134: No Man’s Land at The Frontline Club. They tackled everything from the fall of communism, propaganda and nostalgia, to post-truth politics and concrete. Listen to the full conversation here.

 

 

Audio production by Adam Barr.

Philip Ó Ceallaigh

Philip Ó Ceallaigh is an Irish author and translator. His translation of Mihail Sebastian’s For Two Thousand Years is forthcoming from Penguin in 2016. ‘Bucharest, Broken City’ is taken from a work in progress on Eastern Europe, the Holocaust and totalitarianism.

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Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev is a Kiev-born writer and TV producer living in London. He is the author of Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible, an account of contemporary life inside Putin’s dictatorship. His writing has appeared in several publications, including the London Review of Books, the Atlantic and Newsweek.

 

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Oliver Bullough

Oliver Bullough is from Wales, but has spent most of his working life in and around the former Soviet Union. He is the author of two books about Chechnya and the Soviet dissident movement, Let Our Fame Be Great and The Last Man in Russia. He is currently working on a book about Ukraine and international corruption.  

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