Read By: Valzhyna Mort - 92Y, New York

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Read By: Valzhyna Mort

Apr 25, 2021

Valzhyna Mort on her selection:

On April 26th, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl. I am reading from Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Keith Gessen. Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to present personal accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus, and the fear, anger and uncertainty that they still live with.

Voices from Chernobyl, by Svetlana Alexievich, trans. Keith Gessen

Music: "Shift of Currents" by Blue Dot Sessions // CC BY-NC 2.0

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