The Possessed

Elif Batuman describes literally and metaphorically following the footsteps of her favorite Russian authors –from Pushkin to Platonov. In The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them she examines how the great Russian writers lived, worked, and why they continue to influence readers today.

Events: Elif Batuman is in conversation with Keith Gessen, novelist, critic, and editor of n+1 Magazine
Monday, March 15, at 7:00 pm
McNally Jackson
52 Prince Street

She'll be reading and signing books
Friday, March 19, at 7:00 pm
Book Court
163 Court Street