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Elif Batuman on living Russian literature

Elif Batuman

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Format: Book Reading

Length: 24 minutes

Journalist, critic, blogger, and author Elif Batuman reads from her book The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them, which the New York Times describes as “a fantastically entertaining memoir-cum-travelogue of her education in Russian (and Uzbek) Language and literature in Hungary, Turkey, Russia, Uzbekistan and suburban California.”

Presenter(s): Elif Batuman

Date: October 13, 2010

Location: Devlin 101

Sponsor(s): Lowell Humanities Lecture Series

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/batuman/

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