Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn ( Russian: Алекса́ндр Иса́евич Солжени́цын, ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɪˈsaɪvʲɪtɕ səlʐɨˈnʲitsɨn) (December 11, 1918 – August 3, 2008) was a Russian novelist, dramatist and historian. Through his writings, he made the world aware of the Gulag, the Soviet Union's forced labour camp system, and for these efforts Solzhenitsyn was exiled from the Soviet Union in 1974. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970. He returned to Russia in 1994. He was the father of Ignat Solzhenitsyn, a conductor and pianist.
- Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia. “Solzhenitsyn and the Moscow Patriarchate.” Eastern Churches Review, 6.1 (1974), 94-7.
- ↑ See inogolo:pronunciation of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
- ↑ В Москве скончался Александр Солженицын, Gazeta.ru (Russian)
- The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970
- The Nobel Prize Internet Archive's page on Solzhenitsyn
- A World Split Apart: Solzhenitsyn's 1978 Commencement Address to the graduating class at Harvard University
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: "Saving the Nation Is the Utmost Priority for the State" "Moscow News" (2.05.2006)
- Der Spiegel interviews Alexander Solzhenitsyn: 'I Am Not Afraid of Death' "Der Spiegel" July 23, 2007
- (Russian) Solzhenicyn.ru - most informative site about Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- Vermont Recluse Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
- Solzhenitsyn’s autobiography from his non-official site
- The introduction to the Book Gulag by Anne Applebaum
- Russian Memorial website to Human Rights victims
- Solzhenitsyn: biography, photos, prose, interviews, critical essays
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - Obituary and public tribute
- The Solzhenitsyn Reader: New and Essential Writings, 1947-2005
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn's Profile
- Solzhenitsyn: Life in Cavendish Richard Svec, Town Manager of Cavendish, VT, speaks of Solzhenitsyn. Audio. August 5, 2008