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Cleaver Magazine - Review of Soviet Daughter

"As we all struggle to make sense of the Trump era, Alekseyeva has written and drawn a story of autocracy, revolution, and the refugee experience..."

Comics for Grownups - Review of Soviet Daughter

"...really fascinating story."
"Lola's story is [just] astounding..."

NEIU Independent - Review of Soviet Daughter

"inspirational and epic"
"This cross-generational relationship paints their stories in gorgeous expressive ink washes, hand-drawn picturesque panels. It brings to life the challenges of adulthood, war and death..."

Litteratura Magazine - Review (in Russian language) of Soviet Daughter

"Everything is done simply, accurately, and truthfully, and that truth-- coupled with an attempt to show history not as a history of ideas, but as the development of personalities-- helps round out the sharp edges without looking for compromise or political antagonism."

Ink Mag - Review of Soviet Daughter

"Soviet Daughter is a call to arms as much as it is a memoir. It ends with a message, reminding the reader that they can use their voice to go out and change the world just as the people who came before them have done. In a time when vital progress on important issues such as women's reproductive rights or equal rights for members of the LGBTQ community looks close to being undone this message couldn't be more important."

The Post Calvin - Review of Soviet Daughter

"Lola's story not only serves as a thrilling historical tale, filled with details to teach anyone about the history and culture of the USSR, but also envisions how we can serve the communities around us, and that we learn this through the practice and experience of others."

The Rumpus - Review of Soviet Daughter

"Soviet Daughter is a labor of love, a memoir, a personal history, and a political history-an achievement of both visual and written storytelling."

Publisher's Weekly - Review of Soviet Daughter

"incredible tale of pluck, joy, and hard-fought survival"

The Bay Area Reporter - Review of Soviet Daughter

The Bay Area Reporter has reviewed Soviet Daughter in their piece on some of the best new graphic novels. The piece, All the graphic details, discusses the book and some tidbits about its creation.

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