Three days in Moscow: A guide Chernov 1989 Submitter: Why it’s awful: It mentions the USSR. The cars in the background of the statue are ancient [image below]. The history of Moscow ends at 1989. Ouch! So embarrassing to find
Mikhail Gorbachev World Leaders Past & Present series Butson 1986 Submitter: Out of date and a B&W format. What could be more appealing in a YA book? I am loathe to buy hardcover contemporary biographies because they are out of
Who’s Who in the Soviet Union 1984 Submitter: To be honest, “Who’s Who” books are always something I’ve regarded as being somewhat irrelevant in the first place, but the fact that it’s so laughably out-of-date, on leaders of a country
Will the Soviet Union Survive Until 1984? Amalrik 1980, 2nd ed. Submitter: Russia is a big topic in the news right now, so I’m sure there are people looking for books about it. My public library has a massive section on
The World of Communism Swearingen 1962 Love the Red Scare titles. This book is directed at high school students and presented in a question and answer format. (Reminds me of the way the Baltimore Catechism is set up, coincidence? hmmm)
What to do when the Russians come A survivor’s guide Conquest 1985 Completing our trifecta of red scare material, here is a great book describing how you too can survive the occupation of the Soviets. This particular book needs to
You can trust the communists (to do exactly as they say!) Schwarz 1960 Fellow library comrades: I know I will hear from everyone about how this is an important piece of culture and we should never weed this kind of material.
Soviet Union Jackson 1968 This wonderful book was one of several we found in various catalogs. I wonder if a teacher would accept a country report about the USSR even if it was defunct. In all fairness, this was a