Stalin's Daughter

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Stalin's Daughter
768 pages; Harper

When Stalin's only daughter, Svetlana, was young, her mother traced a finger over the girl's heart, whispering, "This is where you must bury your secrets." As Sullivan details in this magisterial biography, those secrets dogged Svetlana as she grew up in a Kremlin palace—doted on by a father all would come to know as a monster—and followed her for the rest of her difficult life. 

— Hamilton Cain