Alexander Arkhangelsky is a cultural commentator and observer, novelist, and TV-host. Alexander Arkhangelsky’s diverse list of writing credits includes 1962, a book about his birth year that blends history and memoir; The Price of Isolation, a novel about contemporary Russia; works about Alexander Pushkin; and literary reviews. Arkhangelsky’s 2012 novel, Museum of the Revolution, involves love, war, politics, and other forms of conflict that swirl around a museum; the book was first released in electronic form complete with an "outtake" chapter. Since 2002, Arkhangelsky has hosted Meanwhile, a TV talk show on the Culture channel that looks at cultural, political, and historical issues. Arkhangelsky’s long resume also includes teaching in the Media Communications department of the Higher School of Economics and editing and writing for the newspaper Izvestiia.