Alexander Genis

Special guest

Born in the shadows of Stalin's death, Alexander Genis a Russian–American writer, broadcaster, and cultural critic. He has written more than a dozen books that are non-fiction bestsellers in Russia. Genis, an American citizen, resides in the New York City area. A book of his essays, Red Bread, was translated into English in 2000. Genis’s media work includes hosting the “American Hour” program on Radio Liberty since 1984 and writing for New Newspaper. He also hosted a television show on the Russian “Culture” channel and wrote six books in collaboration with the late Peter Vail, a journalist colleague from Radio Liberty.

Alexander Genis has been a guest on 2 episodes.