Literature

Literature

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...

On Finding Babel: An Interview With David Novack

The American documentary film maker David Novack has been coming to Odessa for more than twenty years in connection with his interest in the...

Ukrainian Literature’s Boy Wonder Goes West

A profile of Ukraine’s most ambitious young writer. On the surface, Andriy Lyubka is hardly an intimidating presence. With his boyish face and long, sandy hair,...

On The Languages Of Ukrainian Poetry

The events of the past two years have divided Ukrainian poets no less than they have divided other sectors of society. The Russian-language publishing...

“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...

A Ukrainian Journalist Responds To Barack Obama’s Great Book

By Oksana Kamienieva, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop The Audacity of Hope was the second book written by the American President Barack Obama...

On The Radarami Project

An American long active in Georgia writes about his organization, which is dedicated to connecting the small Georgian nation to big ideas around the...

Facebook’s Role In The Paradigm Of Ukraine’s Modern Literary Process

It should be no surprise that Ukraine’s political revolution has also given birth to a literary renaissance, one that is firmly connected to the...

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...
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Bel Amie

  In this fantastical story, the author imagines himself meeting with Bel Kaufman a few years after her death in 2014 at the age of...