Summary: Where we review two books by and about poets, and one about banyas. All are highly recommended.
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The Captain's Daughter By Alexander Pushkin (NYRB Classics, $14)
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
The Zhivago Affair The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book
By Peter Finn and Petra Couvée (Pantheon, $26.95)
With Light Steam A personal journey through the Russian baths
By Bryon MacWilliams (NIU Press, $24.95)