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Applebaum, Anne

Born: 1964 AD
Currently alive, at 54 years of age.
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1964 – Born on July 25th in Washington, D.C. A columnist and member of the editorial board of the Washington Post.

1988 – She began working as a journalist, when she moved to Poland to become the Warsaw correspondent for the Economist.

1992 – She became the Foreign Editor, and later Deputy Editor, of the Spectator magazine.

         – Won the Charles Douglas-Home Memorial Trust award for journalism in the ex-Soviet Union.

1997 – She covered the British election campaign as the Evening Standard’s political editor.

         – She wrote the "Foreigners" column in Slate magazine.

1996 – Her first book, Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe, described a journey through Lithuania, Ukraine and Belarus, then on the verge of independence.

2003 – Her most recent book, Gulag: A History, was published in America and Britain.

2004 – The book, Gulag: A History won the Pulitzer Prize for non-Fiction, as well as Britain’s Duff-Cooper Prize.

         – The books was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the LA Times Book Award and the Samuel Johnson Prize.

         – It has appeared or is due to appear in more than two dozen translations, including all major East and West European languages.

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