Celebrate Solzhenitsyn At Landmark Books

On this day in 1918 Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was born in Kislovodsk, RSFSR (now in Stavropol Krai, Russia). That same year his father was killed in a hunting accident and was left to be raised by his mother. She passed away in 1944, but encouraged his literary studies. Solzhenitsyn studied mathematics at Rostov State University. […]