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Tolstoy: A Russian Life

Friday, December 02, 2011

Rosamund Bartlett talks about the life and legacy of Leo Tolstoy. At the time of his death, he was the most famous man in Russia, with a growing international following, and more revered than the tsar. Bartlett’s biography, Tolstoy: A Russian Life is a portrait of the brilliant, maddening, and contrary man who made a lasting impression on literature and culture.

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Comments [6]

Independent

Looks like it's the right segment now.

Dec. 08 2011 07:42 AM
Eric

This is still not the Tolstoy interview—it's the Joseph Heller interview.

Tech support! Help!

Dec. 05 2011 06:13 AM
Toby from Missoula, Montana

Listened to this hoping for the Tolstoy segment, but it never came. Can you post it? Thanks!

Dec. 04 2011 08:13 PM
Michael Katz from Middlebury, Vermont

Tolstoy? Where is Rosamund Bartlett?

Dec. 02 2011 04:42 PM
olena

This is not a Tolstoy segment. Please post the interview with Rosamund Bartlett. Thanks!

Dec. 02 2011 03:57 PM
sanych

It is quite ridiculous to call the followers of Tolstoy (tolstovcy) Communists.

Also,

"Brevity is a sister of talent"

A.P.Chehov (not Chetkov)

Dec. 02 2011 01:18 PM

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