Alla Nesterova was born in Orenburg. She studied violin at the college of the Moscow State Conservatory and graduated from the Yekaterinburg State Conservatory. She worked on her Greek mythology graphics for 20 years. She now has 140 sheets of cardboard with 140 different mythological themes. Her collections of poems and books with her graphics were published in Berlin.
This collection, compiled, translated, and edited by poet and scholar Ian Probstein, provides Anglophone audiences with a powerful selection of Mandelstam’s most beloved and haunting poems.
This collection of personal essays by a bi-national Russian/U.S. author offers glimpses into many things Soviet and post-Soviet: the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the little-discussed and the often-overlooked. What was a Soviet school dance like? Did communists go to church? Did communists listen to Donna Summer? If you want to find out, read on!