A Dostoevskian End to 2014

"Read Russian literature and alienate your friends" This quote that I came across on a T -shirt of a really grumpy looking New York fellow passenger aptly sums my social life of the last two months of 2014. Having purposefully kept myself in the dark about Russian literature I finally gave in and have started bingeing on... Continue Reading →

Translation Troubles

I recently read two translations. The originals I know are popular and revered.  The Master and Margarita and The Good Soldier Svejk. However, when I turned the last page of each instead of feeling profoundly moved or inspired, all I felt was a vague sense of disillusionment. A sense that compounds when I realize that I can never... Continue Reading →

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