Search Results: "Anatoly Lavrenishyn"


BOOK REVIEW

DARLING ZHUZHA by Anastasia Dobrovolskaya
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2014

"A sweetly, quietly appealing piece of whimsy. (iPad storybook app. 4-10)"
This original fairy tale looks as timeworn as a fairy tale should, with a story just runic enough to keep the wheels turning in little minds. Read full book review >

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CULTURE VS. COPYRIGHT by Anatoly Volynets
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"A detailed, if somewhat idealistic, exploration of art, culture and copyright in the marketplace."
A musing on the philosophy of copyright and the nature of culture, presented mainly as a dialogue among students. Read full book review >

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REMEMBERING ANNA AKHMATOVA by Anatoly Nayman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 1991

"EWSLUGAA's terse poetry is poorly served by Walter Arndt's flowing translations herein, but A.A. comes off majestically anyway. (Eight pages of b&w illustrations—not seen.)"
Moving, poetry-soaked memoirs by poet Nayman of his time with Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (A.A.), whom he met in 1959 when he was 23. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Dobrynin makes no bones about being a communist and finds it difficult to understand the revulsion inspired by the Soviet Union's record, but his candor, his extraordinary ability, and his sharp perceptions make this book an entertaining and important one. (Author tour)"
Dobrynin, Soviet ambassador to the US from 1962 to 1986, doesn't tell all, but he tells enough to give a fascinating and indispensable account of the relations between the Soviet Union and the US during his tenure. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"That makes two. (Eight-page photo insert—not seen.)"
Chess prestidigitation—in more ways than one—by a Soviet ex- champion. Read full book review >