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Emily Rubin on Her Novel Stalina

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Emily Rubin discusses her debut novel, Stalina, inspired by real-life events she learned of while she was teaching at a community college in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. It's a new twist on a timeless immigrant tale, about a Russian woman who flees St. Petersburg for a better life in America.

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Emily Rubin
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Comments [1]

Raya from Manhattan

How interesting - I thought I was the only one! I am from Russia, and was born the same day as Stalin, and it was suggested to my parents (when they went to register me) to name me after him, but my father manage to resist and named me after my grandmother.

Feb. 03 2011 01:14 PM

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