Surviving Autocracy

Author: Masha Gessen

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group (2020-06-02)

9780593188941

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"An indispensable voice of and for this moment." –Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny
"A handbook for an age in which egomania is morphing into autocracy at warp speed."Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW

"Brisk, trenchant. . . . an authority lacking in other takedowns of Trump. . . . a must-read." – Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

"A vital and pressing reminder of what is at stake." – Booklist, STARRED REVIEW
In the run-up to the 2016 election, Masha Gessen stood out from other journalists for the ability to convey the ominous significance of Donald Trump's speech and behavior, unprecedented in a national candidate. Within forty-eight hours of his victory, the essay "Autocracy: Rules for Survival" had gone viral, and Gessen's coverage of his norm-smashing presidency became essential reading for a citizenry struggling to wrap their heads around the unimaginable. Thanks to the...