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 …

Book Review: House of Prayer No. 2 by Mark Richard

In Book Review by Guest Contributor

By Dennis Abrams Looking back, it seems almost inevitable. I had recently had a fairly humongous fight on FB with a friend of mine over the whole memoir thing, arguing that I was sick of memoirs, tired of people writing memoirs who hadn’t actually done anything but lived their lives, that the level of self-absorption involved in writing a memoir …

Join Project D in Reading Dostoevsky’s Demons starting Monday, April 18

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

Starting on Monday, April 18, at Project D, Publishing Perspectives’ examination of the four major novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky, we will begin reading The Possessed, or as it’s called in our preferred translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, Demons. Described by Joseph Frank as “probably the greatest novel ever inspired by a revolutionary conspiracy,” it is most likely the …