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  1. Dear all,

    Here is a good article about Grossman’s recently deceased daughter, Yekaterina Vasilievna. The first photo is of her, Grossman and Grossman’s mother.

    All the best, Robert

  2. Begin forwarded message:

    From: CamRuSS <camruss@camruss.com<mailto:camruss@camruss.com>>
    Subject: Russian Poetry of WWII - Thursday, 22 Oct, 19:00.
    Date: 20 October 2020 at 10:26:55 BST
    To: <rc@transteffi.com<mailto:rc@transteffi.com>>
    Reply-To: CamRuSS <camruss@camruss.com<mailto:camruss@camruss.com>>

    View this email in your browser<https://mailchi.mp/b8261482e153/mikhail-vrubel-this-friday-9-oct-poetry-of-ww2-22-oct-russia-and-the-west-6-nov-sergei-dyagelev-and-ballets-russes-27-nov-2684282?e=ae41158c6d>

    Dear All,

    We are really looking forward to welcoming you to our next event “Russian Poetry of the Second World War” by a brilliant scholar of Dostoevsky’s works and translator Dr Maria Bloshteyn on Thursday, 22 October at 19:00. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about both renowned and unknown poets of Russia’s World War II period, hear the poems being recited in both [...]
  3. This new edition of Doctor Zhivago is expensive - but it is infinitely better than either of the previous translations. And it does also contain excellent reproductions of paintings by Leonid Pasternak, the poet's father. https://www.foliosociety.com/uk/dr-zhivago-core.html
    The translation is by Pasternak's nephew.

    All the best, Robert