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Midnight in Siberia
“I struggle awake and there she is,” begins David Greene’s Midnight in Siberia. “Russia.” “Russia,” to NPR’s morning programming host and former Moscow Bureau Chief, is Aunt Nina, the diminutive silver-haired relative of a Russian colleague, who starts his travelogue off by offering Greene some water as panacea to the several rounds of vodka he was subjected to the night before.