ABOUT US JOIN PROGRAMME HOW TO BOOK POSTS JOURNAL CONTACT LINKS PRIVACY

 
HOME LOGIN BASKET
Remember me
Forgotten username or password?

Grossman and Platonov

12th December 2010

Dear all,
Robert Chandler, the translator of Grossman and Platonov, has sent in the
following. If you have any questions or comments, please contact him
directly on kcf19@nulldial.pipex.com
best wishes
Anna

1. Some of you have attended readings of our translations of Vasily
Grossman and Andrey Platonov. Both writers have had to wait a long time
for international recognition, but this is coming.  THE ROAD, our
selection of Vasily Grossman's stories and articles, has received some
excellent reviews:
http://tinyurl.com/285aq9y
http://www.newstatesman.com/books/2010/11/road-short-grossman-stories
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/nov/27/road-stories-vasily-grossman-review
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/8191291/The-Road-Short-Fiction-and-Essays-by-Vasily-Grossman-review.html

And there is this interview with me on a New York Jewish website:

Eyewitness


<
http://www.tabletmag.com/arts-and-culture/books/52494/eskin-on-grossman/>

2. Our new translation of Andrey Platonov's THE FOUNDATION PIT, first
published by NYRB Classics, has now been republished by Vintage Classics:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Foundation-Pit-Vintage-Classics/dp/0099529742/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_6
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2010/1204/1224284729349.html

And I will be speaking about Platonov on BBC Radio 3 on Friday 17
December:
Twenty Minutes – Among Animals And Plants
Friday 17 December
7.45-8.05pm BBC RADIO 3

Registered Charity Number 1148802; Company Number 8143145;
Website by Pelinor; Header by MvB