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Moscow Women

Carola Hansson & Karin Lidén

Translated by Various Contributors

‘She’s young, then suddenly she’s old, and she’s buried without knowing why she ever lived.’

Carola Hansson

Carola Hansson (b. 1942) works as a writer and editor for Swedish radio and television. Her interviews, with Karin Lindén (‘Moscow Women’, Granta 8), were published as Moscow Women: Thirteen Interviews (Pantheon Books, 1983). Hansson has received several awards including the Swedish Radio Novel Prize in 1995 and the Dobloug Prize in 2006.

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Karin Lidén

Karin Lidén is the author of a number of books on the Soviet Union and works in the Education Department of Swedish Broadcasting. Her interviews, with Carola Hansson (‘Moscow Women’, Granta 8), were published as Moscow Women: Thirteen Interviews (Pantheon Books, 1983).

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Translated by George Blecher

George Blecher is a journalist, fiction writer and literary translator. He has published over a hundred articles, essays and reviews about American politics and culture from the U.S. (New York Times, New Republic, the Nation, Newsday, Village Voice, etc.) to Russia and Turkey. He is a contributor to the New York Times Metro Section and the Copenhagen daily Information, as well as the trans-European online journal eurozine.com, based in Vienna. He was named Translator of the Year in 1984 by the American Library Association.

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Translated by Lone Blecher

Lone Blecher translates from the Swedish. He was named Translator of the Year in 1984 by the American Library Association.

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Translated by Gerry Bothmer

Gerry Bothmer translates from the Swedish.

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