Sunday, August 03, 2008

Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008)

Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the great Russian novelist, playwright, historian--a man of truth and courage--is dead at the age of 89.

His famous and controversial Harvard commencement address can be read online: A World Split Apart.

Undoubtedly many commentaries and tributes to come, putting the man and his vision in context.