What do we know about the 1990s? Can culture really change the world and define the collective perception of a particular historical period? These are the questions underlying In Defense of the Mainstream a book compiled by culturologist Lyudmila Alyabyeva, writer Lev Danilkin, and journalist Alexander Gorbachev. In this episode, we meet with the editors to discuss the specifics of their work on the book, and why it is important to bear the past in mind today.
This episode is in Russian.