Search Results: "Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky"


BOOK REVIEW

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CORPSE by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Funny and pointed satire from one of literature's lost souls."
Eleven new translations of stories by one of Russia's great writers, virtually unknown in his time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RETURN OF MUNCHAUSEN by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Playful and erudite, sprinkled with philosophy and politics, funny in places and melancholy in others, this novella, like most of Krzhizhanovsky's work, remained unpublished during his lifetime; how lucky that we can read it now."
Early Soviet writer Krzhizhanovsky (1887-1950; Autobiography of a Corpse, 2013, etc.) revives the eponymous teller of tall tales and sets him loose in 1920s Moscow. Read full book review >