By Anna Politkovskaya
A choice of ultimate dispatches by means of the famed journalist, together with the 1st translation of the paintings that can have ended in her murder
Anna Politkovskaya gained overseas repute for her brave reporting. Is Journalism worthy demise For? is a long-awaited number of her ultimate writing.
Beginning with a short creation by way of the writer approximately her pariah prestige, the publication comprises essays that symbolize the self-effacing Politkovskaya extra totally than she allowed in her different books. From deeply own statements concerning the nature of journalism, to horrendous studies from Chechnya, to delicate items of memoir, to, ultimately, the 1st translation of the sequence of investigative experiences that Politkovskaya was once engaged on on the time of her murder—pieces many think ended in her assassination.
Elsewhere, there are illuminating debts of encounters with leaders together with Lionel Jospin, Tony Blair, George W. Bush, and such exiled figures as Boris Berezovsky, Akhmed Zakaev, Vladimir Bukovsky. extra sections acquire Politkovskaya’s non-political writing, revealing her pleasant wit, deep humanity, and willingness to interact with the unexpected, in addition to her deep regrets in regards to the destiny of Russia.