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Time to Reread ‘Anna Karenina’
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Time to Reread ‘Anna Karenina’
August 10, 2021

While there may be other ways to #slowthespread of post-modern sexual mores, I would submit that a rather effective one is by picking up an old friend of 145 years: Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina.

Another Hastily Confected Star Blazes Across Russia’s Literary Firmament
June 9, 2021

Stepanova may be straining assiduously to be heard on the major political issues of the day, but she just as clearly is no Solzhenitsyn, Stephen Karganovic writes.

Another Hastily Confected Star Blazes Across Russia’s Literary Firmament
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Handke: The Nobel Literature Prize Committee Finally Gets Something Right
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Handke: The Nobel Literature Prize Committee Finally Gets Something Right
October 19, 2019

In contrast to the series of politically suitable but utterly forgettable literary non-entities over the last decades, the winner Handke has undoubtedly earned the honor, but prudence requires that we also keep an eye on the political context.