Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Daily Dose

From The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them, By Elif Batuman


"Warm at last, I spent the rest of the evening sitting on my cot, sipping the icy beer and reading Anna Ioannovna: Evgeny Anisimov's definitive biography of the empress who decided to marry her jesters in a house made of ice."

From The House of Ice

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