“Let him not brag of his progressive views, boast of his status as an academician or a recognized artist, a distinguished citizen or general. Let him say to himself plainly: I am cattle, I am a coward, I seek only warmth and to eat my fill.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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  1. While at Ramapo College we organized an Independent study course on Solzhenitsyn, when he was a political prisoner. Just before he came to the USA. We read ALL of his novels with a Russian speaking professor. Formidable, challenging and unforgettable.

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