Sooner than her homicide in 2006, Anna Politkovskaya gained overseas repute for her reporting. Nothing however the Truth is a suite of her top writing.
Beginning with a quick creation through the writer approximately her pariah prestige, Nothing however the Truth comprises fabric which characterizes the self-effacing Politkovskaya extra absolutely than she allowed in her different books. the gathering during this publication offers a fantastic review of her hugely specialist reportage, and also will stand as a tribute to her matter-of-fact own braveness, disclosing details Anna glosses over, or passed over thoroughly, in regards to the risks she confronted and the threats she acquired during her work.
Elsewhere, there are illuminating debts of interviews and encounters with Western leaders together with Lionel Jospin, Tony Blair, George W. Bush, and such exiled figures as Boris Berezovsky, Akhmed Zakaev and Vladimir Bukovsky. extra sections include her non-political writing, revealing her pleasant character, in addition to detailing overseas reactions to her murder.
Nothing however the Truth serves as a wide-ranging and lasting selection of writing by means of the most notable and brave stories of our period.
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