Alexandra Popoff
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Alexandra Popoff

ALEXANDRA POPOFF is a former Moscow journalist and Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellow. She is an expert on Russian cultural history and the author of several literary biographies, including the award-winning VASILY GROSSMAN (2019) and SOPHIA TOLSTOY (2010). Her book THE WIVES became a Wall Street Journal best non-fiction title for 2012. VASILY GROSSMAN AND THE SOVIET CENTURY won the 2019 Canadian Jewish Literary award for Biography; University of Saskatchewan Nonfiction Award (2020); became a Finalist in the 2019 National Jewish Book Awards, Biography category, and was long-listed for the 2019 Cundill History Prize. Popoff has written for The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, National Post, The Globe and Mail, Literary Hub, Tablet Magazine, and other media outlets. She lives in Canada.

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