Volodymyr Zelensky in His Own Words
An intimate look at the awe-inspiring president of Ukraine--Volodymyr Zelensky, the new hero of the West--through an expansive book of his quotations covering his stance on a wide variety of issues, from acting and climate change to war and peace.
Since Russia invaded Ukraine, people all over the world have reacted with horror and revulsion. At the same time, they have been heartened by the inspirational words and courageous actions of Volodymyr Zelensky, the 44-year-old President of Ukraine, who frequently reassures his beleaguered people while standing up to an autocratic madman who possesses the power to launch a nuclear holocaust.
Zelensky is the hero we didn't know we needed--or maybe we did. Right now, the world wants to know more about Ukraine's heroic and inspiring president, and the best way to do that will be with Volodymyr Zelensky in His Own Words, an expansive book of quotations that covers Zelensky's words and opinions on a wide spectrum of issues--from war and peace to climate change and LGTBQ rights.
Readers will be able to open up the book to any page and see where Zelensky stands. Given his previous life as a comedian and Ukraine's most famous actor, there are plenty of quotes that provide a more nuanced picture of this man who has enthralled and inspired people around the world.
About this Author
Lisa Rogak is the author of more than forty books, including her New York Times bestseller Barack Obama in His Own Words. Her other works include Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart; The Dogs of War; And Nothing But the Truthiness: The Rise (and Further Rise) of Stephen Colbert; Rachel Maddow: A Biography; and Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King, which was nominated for an Edgar Award and an Anthony Award. Her books have been covered in the Wall Street Journal, Parade Magazine, USA Today, Family Circle, and scores of other publications. She appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show as the featured guest to promote her book Moving to the Country Once and For All.
Daisy Gibbons, an award-winning translator from Ukrainian and Russian into English, presently serves as a translator for the New York Times and as a literature consultant for Netflix. She lived in Russian and Ukraine for several years, where she worked as a ghostwriter for several Ukrainian publications and as an editor for a Kyiv think tank. Gibbons attended the University of Cambridge and the State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She lives in London.
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