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SUSAN BROWNSBERGER grew up in the Boston area and currently lives on Cape Cod. Her book translations include novels by Andrei Bitov, Yuz Aleshkovsky, Vladimir Voinovich, Eduard Limonov (under a pseudonym), and the 19th-Century satirist Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin. She has also translated works by Vasily Aksyonov, Boris Hoffman, Smagul Yelubaev, and Daniil Kharms. Her most recent published translation is Mikhail Epstein's Fatherhood: A Diary for Olga, online in Journal of Family Life. The happiest years of her translating career were devoted to two volumes of Fazil Iskander’s Sandro tales, one of which is included in this issue of Chtenia.