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My name is Lisa Dickey, and I traveled across Russia three times -- in 1995, 2005 and 2015 -- interviewing the same ordinary Russians in 11 different cities to see how their lives had changed. AMA! • r/IAmA

Got questions about #Russia? Ask me anything! #RedditAMA #Reddit #BearsintheStreets https://redd.it/6hgjmu

Hello, Reddit! I’m Lisa Dickey, author of Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia. In 1995, just four years after the USSR...

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Today at 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT: Ask me anything on #Reddit! Because Putin ≠ Russia. #BearsintheStreets #RedditAMA

2 months ago
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Which American sitcoms do Russians love? Find out in my interview with Foreign Policy Interrupted!

(OK, maybe not the most vital news of the day, but aren't you just a teeny bit curious?) ... See more

2 months ago
US Woman's Journey Across the Entirety of Russia Results in a Humanistic Portrait of the Country

Thanks to Elizabeth Martins for this fun interview in the The Huffington Post!

#Russia #BearsintheStreets #nonfiction

In 1995, Los Angeles writer Lisa Dickey ventured to Russia in her late 20s to chronicle the personal stories of ordinary people she would come to meet. T...

2 months ago
Author Lisa Dickey Reads and Discusses her Acclaimed New Non-Fiction Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across A Changing Russia

You guys: At Chevalier's Books next Thursday (4/20), I'll be talking about Bears in the Streets, and then answering questions about Bears in the Streets, and then the great Jill Sobule and I will ... See more

Thursday, April 20th at 7:00 p.m. Over the course of 20 years, in between stints as a ghostwriter for NY Times bestsellers and an accomplished career in journalism, author Lisa Dickey traveled acro…

3 months ago
Book giveaway for Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia by Lisa Dickey Mar 09-Mar 23, 2017

Hey everybody! Goodreads is giving away copies of #BearsintheStreets. Enter here if you like free stuff: http://bit.ly/2nH7fAT #Russia

Enter to win one of 10 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Mar 09-Mar 23, 2017. **One of Bustle's 17 of the Best Nonfiction Books Coming in Januar...

3 months ago
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Thanks to the The Ebell of Los Angeles Monday Lunch for having me come talk about Bears in the Streets, to Cynthia Comsky for making it happen, and to Michael Learned for coming out and bringing some ... See more

3 months ago
Monday lunch: Bears in the Streets

Come on out for Monday Lunch at the Ebell! I'll be discussing Bears in the Streets, Russia, current events, and book writing in general. Good times and excellent nosh!

3 months ago
Book giveaway for Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia by Lisa Dickey Mar 09-Mar 23, 2017

If you need some BEARS in your life, but also need to pinch your pennies, enter this Goodreads giveaway for a chance to win a free book!

Alternatively, if you have lots of pennies lying around, take ... See more

Enter to win one of 10 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Mar 09-Mar 23, 2017. **One of Bustle's 17 of the Best Nonfiction Books Coming in Januar...

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