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An Inspired Publisher: Alexander Smirdin

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


Sept/Oct 2007
Russian Calendar
Page 21   ( 3 pages)


Summary: Alexander Smirdin was one of Russia's first, great publishers. He loved books more than money and that may have brought about his ruin.


This article appeared in the Sept/Oct 2007 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.