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Writers Among Us: David Shrayer-Petrov and Maxim D. Shrayer

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David Shrayer-Petrov is a medical researcher and author of seventeen books who emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1987. Published in 2003, the short-story collection Jonah and Sarah: Jewish Stories of Russia and America is the first of his books to be published in English, and was edited and co-translated by his son, Boston College Russian and English professor Maxim Shrayer.

Shrayer-Petrov and Shrayer are introduced by Ben Birnbaum, special assistant to the president and editor of Boston College Magazine.

Format: Book Reading followed by Q&A
Length: 71

Presenter(s): David Shrayer-Petrov and Maxim D. Shrayer

Date: November 19, 2003

Location: Devlin Hall 001, Boston College

Sponsor(s): Boston College Magazine; Boston College Bookstore

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

The information on this page is accurate as of November 2003