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