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Sophie’s Recommendation: The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich

History is often likened to archaeology, with historians excavating the past from its sedimentary layers. Svetlana Alexievich forces us to remember that there are people under the ground, beneath the monument of war. Comprised of hundreds of individual accounts of Soviet women soldiers in World War II, The Unwomanly Face of War operates in opposition …

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