'Their job is to suppress us noiselessly; ours is to survive.'
November 18, 2003 6:35 PM Subscribe
is one of the missing links in 20th-century history; in at the beginning of the Soviet Union, he saw before almost anyone what a nightmare it was going to be, wrote some prescient books, may have invented the word "totalitarian," knew everybody who was anybody, and was forgotten. Christopher Hitchens tries to remind us
(quote and acknowledgment inside).
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