New York Review of Books
Sponsored by CUNY Graduate Center, The Writers’ Institute
Even more impressive than Ukraine’s will to fight is the vast network of citizens who are supporting the armed forces and helping those in need of food and supplies.
The radical writer’s novels are unsettling explorations of the tension between individual and collective life.
The first full-length biography of Bronislava Nijinska does long-overdue justice to one of the twentieth century’s great women artists.
Free from the Archives
In the Review’s first issue of the new millennium, we published a poem that had been written by Joseph Brodsky while he was in internal exile in Norenskaia, in the Arkhangelsk region of northern Russia. In the Soviet Union, New Year’s celebrations came to be seen as a substitute for Christmas.
The translation was found among Brodsky’s papers after he died in 1996.
The kings will lose your old address.
No star will flare up to impress.
The ear may yield, under duress,
to blizzards’ nagging roar….