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Winter 2009

Winter 2009
Cover: Oleg Bogatyrev

Issue Theme: Winter Holidays

1: Featured Photographer
Oleg Bogatyrev

Photography

3: Yolka
Mikhail Zoshchenko
:: Translation by Paul E. Richardson
Fiction

10: Holiday Tree
Raisa Kudashyova
:: Translation by Lydia Razran Stone
Poetry

13: Christmas Eve
Nikolai Gogol
:: Translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volkhonskaya
Fiction

28: The Ballroom Pianist
Alexander Kuprin
:: Translation by Susanna Nazarova
Fiction

45: Ded Moroz and Snegurochka
Yelena Dushechkina
:: Translation by Paul E. Richardson
Non-Fiction

51: Christmas Eve in the Forest
Alexander Blok
:: Translation by Lydia Razran Stone
Poetry

53: A Writer's Diary
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Including the stories "The Boy With His Hand Out" and "The Boy at Christ's Christmas Party"
:: Translation by Kenneth Lantz

Fiction

59: The Pure Joy of Christmas
Eduard Beznosov
:: Translation by Peter Morley
Non-Fiction

65: December 24, 1971
Joseph Brodsky
:: Translation by Lydia Razran Stone
Poetry

68: An Angel Flew By
Tatyana Ustinova
:: Translation by Nina Shevchuk-Murray
Fiction

92: New Year's Cinema
Tamara Eidelman
:: Translation by Paul E. Richardson
Non-Fiction

98: The Five Minute Song
Volf (Vladimir) Livshits
:: Translation by Lydia Razran Stone
Poetry

101: Love in Train Car No. 7
Olga Slavnikova
:: Translation by Marian Schwartz
Fiction

113: Marfusha's Joy
Vladimir Sorokin
:: Translation by Nora Seligman Favorov
Fiction