Author: Anne Applebaum
Anne Applebaum’s 2018 Atlantic article “A Warning from Europe” inspired this book and was a finalist for a National Magazine Award. After seventeen years as a columnist at The Washington Post, Applebaum became a staff writer at The Atlantic in 2020. She is the author of three critically acclaimed and award-winning histories of the Soviet Union: Iron Curtain, Red Famine, winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, and Gulag, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.