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Solzhenitsyn's Ex‐Wife Says ‘Gulag’ Is ‘Folklore’:

https://www.nytimes.com/1974/02/06/archives/solzhenitsyns-ex...




That doesn't contradict the article. Literary truth is its own thing.


Sure, just weird that everyone is enamored of a "literary" truth at the expense of grown-up historical research.


I think people call it “directionally true” nowadays.




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