Alexei Navalny's memoirs will be released in October

Alexei Navalny's memoirs will be released in October

The American publisher Knopf announced, on Thursday, in a press release, that the memoirs of Vladimir Putin's first opponent, Alexei Navalny, who died in prison in Russia under circumstances that remained mysterious on February 16, will be published on October 22, 2024.

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“This book bears witness not only to Alexei’s life, but also to his unwavering commitment to fighting the dictatorship, a fight for which he gave everything, including his life,” his widow, Yulia, said in the press release. About this book, a Russian-language version of which is scheduled to be released according to the publisher.

According to Knopf, Mr. Navalny, who has died aged 47, began writing “Patriot” (the book’s English title) shortly after he was poisoned in 2020. The memoir contains “unpublished correspondence” from his prison, a notorious prison colony By imprisoning him. The editor adds that it is among the most inhospitable regions of the Russian Arctic.

“Written with the passion, intelligence, candor and courage that has earned him the praise he deserves, Patriot is Navalny’s final message to the world: a poignant account of his final years in the world’s most brutal prisons, and a reminder of why the principles of individual freedom are so important, and it is a vital call,” Knopf adds. “For freedom.”

The rights have already sold out worldwide and the publisher plans to print 500,000 copies initially.

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