Susan Richards is the author of Epics of Everyday Life, which won the P.E.N. Time-Life Award for Non-Fiction and the Yorkshire Post Best First Work Award in 1990. She edits openDemocracy Russia, part of openDemocracy, the website about global affairs which she co-founded.
'A work of great thoughtfulness and enterprise.' - Colin Thubron; 'A uniquely personal chronicle, and a testament to friendship.' - Victoria Glendinning; 'Susan Richards has long been one of the very best writers on Russia... a brilliant, poignant evocation of a society in transition.' - Robert Service; 'Once again, Susan Richards gives a rare and wonderful evocation of ordinary lives in Russia.' - Philip Marsden