Writers Among Us: David Shrayer-Petrov and Maxim D. Shrayer
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.
Date: November 19, 2003
Location: Devlin Hall 001, Boston College