David Guy is a well-known journalist and writer who spent thirty years working for The Evening Moscow (a well-known Soviet newspaper). After leaving Russia in 1993, he settled in New York. He has authored over thirty novels and documentaries Now he’s the editor-in-chief of the Russian-language literary journal “Vremena”. He also makes regular appearances on the Russian-language cable channel RTN program “Meet the Press”.
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!