Knight has written over 25 scholarly articles and has contributed numerous pieces on Russian politics and history to the New York Review of Books and the Times Literary Supplement. Her articles have also been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post and The Wilson Quarterly.
Amy Knight’s books include How the Cold War Began: the Igor Gouzenko Affair and the Hunt for Soviet Spies, Who Killed Kirov? The Kremlin’s Greatest Mystery, Spies Without Cloaks: The KGB’s Successors, Beria: Stalin’s First Lieutenant, and The KGB: Police and Politics in the Soviet Union.
“Amy Knight is one of the most meticulous and ground-breaking scholars of Soviet history.” Simon Sebag Montefiore
“Her account is the most impressive and thorough we have.” New York Times Book Review.
Perils of Putin
Historian and author Amy Knight and University of Toronto political scientist Lucan Way discuss the political dynamics and machinations leading up to this pivotal election, and what it says about the future of Russian democracy.