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Celebrating Tolstoy
 

Sunday, September 09, 2018

Celebrating Tolstoy

by The Editors

Today is the 190th anniversary of the great writer's birth. We thought we would share a few readings to get you in a Tolstoyan spirit.

First, a rumination on reading the great author and on reading in Russian, by Bob Blaisdell.

Second a translation of two short stories by Tolstoy, also by Bob Blaisdell.

Third, how about seven fun facts about War and Peace, by Eugenia Sokolskaya?

Fourth, an offsite link to a New Yorker piece by James Wood, on how War and Peace works.

Enjoy!

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