Book Launch: Tolstoy and Tolstaya, by Andrew Donskov

Thursday, 2 November 2017 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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The University of Ottawa Press cordially invites you to the book launch of

Tolstoy and Tolstaya - A Portrait of a Life in Letters

Edited by: Andrew Donskov

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

at the Rotunda in Tabaret Hall

550, Cumberland Street.

Appetizers will be served. Cash bar.


This hard-cover, illustrated critical edition includes a foreword by Vladimir Il’ich Tolstoy (Lev Tolstoy’s great-great-grandson), introduction, maps, genealogy, as well as eleven additional letters by Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya published here for the very first time in either Russian or English translation. It is a beautiful complement to My Life, a collection of Sofia Tolstaya’s memoirs published in English in 2010 at the University of Ottawa Press.

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

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