Gary Saul Morson

Gary Saul Morson is the Lawrence B. Dumas professor of the arts and humanities at Northwestern University and the author of, among other books, Anna Karenina in Our Time (Yale).

In Russia, Anti-Semitism Has Long Been the Opiate of the Intellectuals

Even though the author tries to downplay it, a new book shows how deeply rooted anti-Semitism was in Soviet ideology.

Aug. 25 2020 12:01AM

Podcast: Gary Saul Morson on the New "Leninthink"

The humanities professor joins us to talk about “cancel culture” and the many new varieties of online shaming.

June 11 2020 12:01AM

Two Russian-Jewish Women of Distinction, and Their Distinctive Diaries

The women’s self-recorded experiences are utterly disparate, but both offer a potent antidote to any sentimental nostalgia for life in the age of Sholom Aleichem.

Feb. 25 2020 12:01AM