Yelena Furman
Articles by Yelena Furman

Review: Olga Zilberbourg’s English-Language Debut, “Like Water and Other Stories”

In both content and form, Zilberbourg’s “Like Water” expands the boundaries of Russian-American fiction, showing new ways of writing immigrant lives.

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Review: Vijay Menon’s “A Brown Man in Russia”

In 2013, twenty-year-old Duke undergraduate Vijay Menon embarked on a train journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Russia to Mongolia. He subsequently gave a TEDx talk about this trip and later turned it into a book, complete with photographs of the trip: “A Brown Man in Russia: Lessons Learned on the Trans-Siberian.”

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