About the Author

Nikolai Bukharin was a leading critic of Stalinism beginning in the late 1920s. In 1988, 50 years after Bukharin’s execution, the verdict was reversed and his name cleared by the Soviet Supreme Court. George Shriver has translated and edited Roy Medvedev’s On Soviet Dissent, The October Revolution, and Let History Judge. He is also the translator of Bukharin’s How It All Began: The Prison Novel, and Socialism and Its Culture.