Sunday, 21 June 2009

Book news: The revolution of 1989

Like 1789, 1989 was one of the most momentous years in history. This year the 20th anniversary of the revolution which occured that year is marked in many ways.
One of them is the book Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire by the Hungarian-born British journalist Victor Sebestyen, to be published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson on 30 July, which will deal with the collapse of the Communist regimes in Eastern Europe. Some information from the publisher:

Several news magazines have already marked the anniversary and in its recent issue (dated 29 June-6 July) Time joins them by publishing 22 articles on the events of 1989. The articles are also available at their website:,28757,1902809,00.html

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