Books by Michael R. Katz

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Fyodor Dostoevsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"It's not quite idiomatic—for that there's Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's version—but the translation moves easily and legibly enough through Raskolnikov's nasty deeds, game of cat and mouse, and visionary redemption."
" ‘I don't need any…translations,' muttered Raskolnikov." Well, of course he does, hence this new translation of an old standby of Russian-lit survey courses. Read full book review >
SANIN by Mikhail Artsybashev
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"A significant work, for all its flaws, and a more rewarding reading experience than one might initially expect."
The first English translation in nearly 70 years of a once-notorious 1907 novel notable mainly for its eponymous "outsider" and amoralist—a figure perhaps inspired by similar (if less overtly satanic) characters in the fiction of Lermontov, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky. Read full book review >