Babi Yar and Other Poems
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Babi Yar and Other Poems
by Ilya Ehrenburg

Ilya Ehrenburg (1891–1967) was one of the most prolific Russian writers of the twentieth century. Ehrenburg and Vasily Grossman also edited The Black Book of Soviet Jewry, documenting the Holocaust in Nazi occupied Soviet territory. His 1954 novel The Thaw gave its name to the Khrushchev years in the Soviet Union. His memoir People, Years, Life provocatively tested the limits of Soviet censorship by championing the work of Tsvetaeva, Babel, and Mandelstam. Babi Yar and Other Poems, translated by Anna Krushelnitskaya, is a representative selection of Ehrenburg’s poetry, available in English for the first time.

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