Fyodor Letunovsky was born in Moscow. In 2000 he graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography with a major in screenwriting. He has written screenplays for various feature films and series and participated in exhibitions at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. He works at the Museum of the History of the GULAG in Moscow.
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!