The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, translated by Anna Summers

Review: Unfortunately, I hadn't heard of Ludmilla Petrushevskaya before finding this memoir. It's one of the problems with how little known Women in Translation are and how little attention is paid to foreign authors in the US. Nevertheless, I came across the memoir last year when looking for some to talk about for Memoir Monday... Continue Reading →

Memoir Monday: The Girl from the Metropol Hotel by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

As I was searching form my WIT Month reads, I came upon this book. It didn't quite make it into my TBR for this month but it is in a more long term one. Here's the synopsis: The prizewinning memoir of one of the world’s great writers, about coming of age as an enemy of the... Continue Reading →

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