About the Author

Dennis Abrams

Dennis Abrams is a contributing editor for Publishing Perspectives, responsible for news, children's publishing and media. He's also a restaurant critic, literary blogger, and the author of "The Play's The Thing," a complete YA guide to the plays of William Shakespeare published by Pentian, as well as more than 30 YA biographies and histories for Chelsea House publishers.

Group Read of Brothers Karamazov Begins Today on Project D

In What's the Buzz by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams “Alexi Fyodorovich Karamazov was the third son of a landowner from our district, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, well known in his day (and still remembered among us) because of his dark and tragic death, which happened exactly thirteen years ago and which I shall speak of in its proper place.” And so begins our journey into Fyodor Dostoevsky’s …

Publishing Perspectives’ Group Read of Dostoevsky’s ‘The Idiot’ Begins Feb. 21

In News by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams Over at Project D, Publishing Perspectives’ ongoing study of the four major novels of Russian master Fyodor Dostoevsky, we’re just wrapping up Crime and Punishment, and laying the groundwork for the next novel in our series: The Idiot. A complete turnaround from the dark, poverty-filled world of Raskolnikov’s St. Petersburg, The Idiot tells the story of Prince …