David Remnick is an American journalist, writer, and editor. He has been the editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998. Remnick is known for his in-depth reporting and analysis of political and cultural issues. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his book 'Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire'. His work is characterized by meticulous research and a clear, engaging writing style.
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This book provides an in-depth account of the final days of the Soviet Union, focusing on the period from 1989 to 1991. It explores the political, economic, and social factors that led to the collapse of the Soviet empire, including the role of key figures such as Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, and others. The author, a journalist who lived in Moscow during this time, combines historical analysis with personal observations and interviews, offering a unique perspective on this significant period in world history.