Book Launch | The Sun Will Rise by Misha Zelinsky
Inspired by true events in Ukraine, The Sun Will Rise is a tribute to those bravely fighting for their freedom—and ours.
“A love letter to the human spirit, Zelinsky’s deeply personal coverage of Russia’s invasion comes to life in this stunning first novel. An affecting story about the humanity behind the news.” – Wayne Swan, President of the Australian Labor Party, former deputy prime minister, and world finance minister of the year
About the author | Misha Zelinsky, a leading expert on the rise of global authoritarianism
A Fulbright Scholar, economist, lawyer, and author, Misha spent 2022 and 2023 covering Russia’s invasion from inside Ukraine as a war correspondent for The Australian Financial Review. Misha is personally sanctioned by the Putin regime.
Thanks to his time leading the Australian Workers’ Union—Australia’s oldest blue-collar trade union—Misha has been a senior political figure with a reputation for expertise in supply chain sovereignty, national security, industrial policy, countering foreign interference, trade and energy security.
As a contributor to MSNBC, BBC, ABC, Misha’s work features in Australian and international print publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Telegraph, Foreign Policy Magazine, Times of London, and Financial Times. His 5000-word profile from inside President Volodymyr Zelensky’s hometown won wide acclaim.
“Zelinsky’s outstanding journalism transported Russian brutality and Ukrainian bravery from the battlefront to our homes. Now, this story gives us a reason to hope.” – Ambassador Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Ukraine’s ambassador to Australia
7 December 2023
The State Library of New South Wales