Literature

Literature

The New Year In Moldavanka

The writer Yulia Verba has recently published a very funny book of short stories “Spawn of the Moldavanka” set in the dilapidated communal courtyards...

On “Jews And Ukrainians: A Millennium Of Co-Existence”

The newly published volume “Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence”, authored by the historians Paul Robert Magocsi and Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern is a prodigious coffee...

Zvi Preigerzon: the Soviet Union’s secret Hebrew writer

The story of a Ukrainian-born writer who secretly wrote in the Hebrew language his entire life while working as a coal engineer. By all accounts,...

“Babyn Yar: History And Memory”: A Book About More Than The Past

The book “Babyn Yar: History and Memory” appeared just before the 75th anniversary of the tragedy that took place in Babyn Yar during the...

I Am A Jew!

Viktor Yerofeyev is one of the best known Russian writers working today, the author of modern classics such as “Life with an Idiot” (which...

Jennifer Clement Speaks About The PEN International Congress Held In Lviv

Jennifer Clement is President of PEN International and the first woman to be elected to the office. She is an American-Mexican writer and the...

My Experiences Of The 3rd International Odessa Literary Festival

On September 28 and October 1, For the third year in a row, Odessa hosted numerous talented and well-known writers, poets and litterateurs who had...

The Green Wave: From Book Fair To Book Festival

Odessites are well-known book lovers. So it is no surprise that for 21 years, the Green Wave  has been taking place right here in...

Andrea Chalupa Answers Four Questions About Orwell

1.Let us begin with Orwell. There is a resurgence now of interest in the work of Orwell with all of the issues surrounding fake...

Orwell: The Wild Man

This essay forms the core of the book “Orwell & The Refugees: The Untold Story of Animal Farm” “If you look into your mind, which...