Literature

Literature

Justice in Quotes

  First I had dealings with Benya Krik, then with Lyubka Shneyveys. Do these words mean anything to you? Do they leave a taste in...

How To Write A Book In The Ukrainian Literary Context 

By Daria Popovich, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop This is an excerpt from a longer work in progress on working on...

Returning Agnon To Ukraine

In 1966, the Israeli writer Shmuel Yosef Agnon was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his book “A Guest for the Night”. Set...

A Conversation About Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry With Ukraine’s Renowned Poet Serhiy Zhadan

Serhiy Zhadan’s youthful looks in his early 40’s are symbolic of this cult status among Ukraine’s younger generation. The events of the Maidan have...

The Literary's Museum Conference on Issac Babel with "Finding Babel" director David Novack

On July 14th, the Odessa Review and the Literary Museum in Odessa hosted a miniature academic conference about Issac Babel - his artifacts, his...

The Literary’s Museum Conference on Issac Babel with “Finding Babel” director David Novack

On July 14th, the Odessa Review and the Literary Museum in Odessa hosted a miniature academic conference about Issac Babel - his artifacts, his...

The Scent Of Romance: Four Tales of Love In Odessa

One of the most respected journalists on the Ukraine and Russian conflict recounts four stories of romance in the city. I. It was a foggy salty...

Nineteenth Century Travelers In Odessa

Ernest Hemingway’s famous observation in his memoir ‘A Movable Feast’’, in which he describes Paris as “the place best organized for a writer to...

A Dialogue About That ‘Infamous Odessan’ Language With Boris Khersonsky

This interview is based on a transcription of a radio interview that took place between Igor Pomerantsev and The Odessa Review contributing author and...

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...