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robert-earle's picture
Mar.17.2014
My most recently published story, "Solzhenitsyn's Advice," appeared today in The Write Room, which can be accessed at thewritemag.com   This story is one of a series I have published that extends The Brothers Karamazov into 20th century America.  If you have time to read it, you'll see...
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Nov.10.2012
       The Communists were in power.  The year: 1988.  The place: the territory and city of Kaliningrad, named for a buddy of Joe Stalin.  My wife and I were there for the day, exploring the bleak, gray remains of several centuries – none bleaker or...
robert-earle's picture
May.22.2012
If you don't love Dostoevsky or Russian literature of the 19th century, or if you are not an historian, this probably is a volume you can skip. But if you are an historian in particular--more than a lover of Dostoevsky and literature of his century--you probably would want to read this book and...
robert-earle's picture
Mar.19.2012
    I’m almost tempted to say that Dostoevsky became the first blogger when he decided to publish a monthly diary, paid for by subscriptions, in 1873.  This literary experiment includes everything from letters, literary battles, and short stories to fragments of poems, recollections...
robert-earle's picture
Feb.04.2012
Alexander Solzhenitsyn's Lenin in Zurich originated as a spin off compilation of "knots" that formed the core of his final project, The Red Wheel, a series of books about the fall of the czar's regime and the rise of the Soviet State. What are "knots"? They seem to be narrative focal points that...
jonathan-winters's picture
Oct.24.2009
... regarding thinking and translations   I have a tendency, a habit more so, of writing freely, as seen above, and afterwards developing the free thoughts espoused.     I have not read any other translations of Demons, and deemed it irresponsible to assume, though I did not do so...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.06.2008
Something I have never had to do because I'm an author. This link is to the New York Times article about Solzhenitsyn's death. There is a chance it will help me mute my complaints about my literary career. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Dies http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/04/books/04solzhenitsyn.html?...