IN HIS OWN WORDS: Sergei Dovlatov
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IN HIS OWN WORDS: Sergei Dovlatov

In Monday’s profile Sonya Chung identified Sergei Dovlatov as a writer whose healthy, playful, even wicked humor didn’t at all diminish the “earnestness and regret” that often underlied his work. As we see from the quotes below, it put those traits and others—Dovlatov’s clear-sightedness, political awareness and clear love of literature—in an even brighter light. Continue reading