Posts Tagged: Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories

“There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories,” by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

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Ludmilla Petrushevskaya’s stories are not about dissidents or defectors. They are about something far more dangerous to the Soviet ideal: ordinary people. The short stories in There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories confront the farce of a system that took away more than it ever gave.

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Notable New York, This Week 11/9 – 11/15

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This week in New York Ben Marcus and Rivka Galchen at Harper’s Magazine’s The Family Table, Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach talk, Mary Gaitskill, John Turturro, and Eric Bogosian at PEN benefit, Frederick Wiseman’s documentary La Danse, Jeff Lewis and the Wowz!

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