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Robert Blaisdell

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BOB BLAiSDELL teaches writing and literature at the City University of New York’s Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. He has edited more than thirty literary anthologies, including Tolstoy as Teacher: Leo Tolstoy’s Writings on Education and The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln. He occasionally reviews books for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Christian Science Monitor.


Anna and an Atlas

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2018
In which we review The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessions from Russian Literature, by Viv Groskop, and Restless Empire, by Ian Barnes.
Authors: Robert Blaisdell and Paul E. Richardson

Looking for Tolstoy

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2018
An American writer consumed by Anna Karenina goes in search of the great writer’s little-known refuge beyond the Volga, near Samara.
Author: Robert Blaisdell

Is Everything Really Normal?

Russian Life: May/June 2018
Reviews of three books and a movie for Russophiles.
Authors: Paul E. Richardson and Robert Blaisdell

How Auntie Told Granny...

Chtenia: Winter 2011

Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Robert Blaisdell
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