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Jan: Voices from Chernobyl by S. Alexievich

Hosted by the Consul of the Basel Books and Beyond Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 28 Jan 19:00 - 21:00

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Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disasterby the Belarusian Nobel Laureate Svetlana Alexievich is the first book to present personal accounts of the tragedy.
Alexievich interviewed more than Protected content , including firefighters, members of the cleanup team, politicians, physicians, physicists, and ordinary citizens over a period of 10 years. Composed of interviews in monologue form, Voices from Chernobyl is a crucially important work of immense force, unforgettable in its emotional power and honesty

The HBO television miniseries Chernobyl often relies on the memories of locals, as told by Svetlana Alexievich in her book.

Come and join us in discussions around the book and topics covered in the book, as well as have some drink and/or casual dinner!