Russian Literature

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Vladimir Nabokov's Passionate Reading of 'An Evening of Russian Poetry,' 1958

Monday, November 26, 2012


Before the controversy of the American publication of Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov cuts a different figure at this 1958 Books and Authors Luncheon.

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me: From Russia with Love at the Greene Space

Friday, May 06, 2011

On a recent Tuesday, New York Public Radio's Jerome L. Greene Space hosted a literary salon as part of the 2011 PEN World Voices Festival. Download the talk, “From Russia with Love,” featuring Russian poetry, criticism, and classical music here.


Selected Shorts

A Selected Shorts Special: 'The Kreutzer Sonata'

Friday, October 15, 2010

In celebration of the Tolstoy centenary, host Isaiah Sheffer reads an excerpt from this powerful tale.