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VIDEO INTERVIEWS: ROSEMARY SULLIVAN INTRODUCES RUSSIA’S SHADOWY FIRST FAMILY IN STALIN’s DAUGHTER

Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary And Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva has recently won the Weston Prize for Non-Fiction and the BC National Prize for Non-Fiction. It is now one of five shortlisted books for this year’s RBC Taylor Prize.
      In three video interviews the Toronto writer talks about how the book is now a must read in Canada, the United States, the UK and Russia!.



In this video interview filmed for Open Book Toronto, Rosemary Sullivan talks about who is buying her book Stalin’s Daughter, how well it is doing in bookstores and how publishing house from around the world are snapping up publishing rights for the book. View the Open Book Toronto interview here




Rosemary Sullivan has won the Governor General’s Award, the UBC President’s Medal for Canadian Biography, and the Toronto Book Award. She is an officer of the Order of Canada. In this interview she talks about how she purchased Svetlana Stalin’s private letters and got access to previously sealed KGB files! View the Huffington Post interview here




Rosemary Sullivan talks about how her book is epic in scope but personal in detail. She describes it as a revolutionary biography of a woman doomed to be a political prisoner of her father’s name. Sullivan explores a complicated character in her broader context without ever losing sight of her powerfully human story. View the Maclean’s interview here

 

Press for STALIN's DAUGHTER


In a blog post for Huffington Post, Rosemary Sullivan writes about the places she visited while researching Stalin’s Daughter.

The Toronto Star writes about University of Toronto’s acquisition of Svetlana Alliluyeva's letters, which Rosemary Sullivan used to research Stalin’s Daughter.

Macleans.ca published an excerpt from Stalin's Daughter, recounting Svetlana Alliluyeva's experience of her mother’s death.

Rosemary Sullivan was one of six writers asked to talk about the literary power of love for CBC’s Writers and Co. Click to read.

Newz4u calls Stalin’s Daughter “A page turning masterpiece that brings a new insight into the world of the Kremlin and Beyond…” Click to read.


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