Two Department Affiliates Honored in Russia

Published: June 18, 2021

Books by former graduate student Maya Kucherskaia and Adjunct Professor Vladimir Papernyj have both been shortlisted among the thirteen books singled out for recognition in the sixteenth annual “Great Books” Literary Prize in Moscow (see Объявлен шортлист премии «Большая книга», Maya’s book is a very literary biography of Nikolai Leskov, and has also been incorporated into the well-know “Molodaia Gvardia” series “Zhizn’ zamechatel’nykh liudei.”

Prof. Paperny books is a novel, The Schultz Archive. Look for an interview with the author by Sasha Razor in the Los Angeles Review of Books, coming soon (