Born in the shadows of Stalin's death, Alexander Genis a Russian–American writer, broadcaster, and cultural critic. He has written more than a dozen books that are non-fiction bestsellers in Russia. Genis, an American citizen, resides in the New York City area. A book of his essays, Red Bread, was translated into English in 2000. Genis’s media work includes hosting the “American Hour” program on Radio Liberty since 1984 and writing for New Newspaper. He also hosted a television show on the Russian “Culture” channel and wrote six books in collaboration with the late Peter Vail, a journalist colleague from Radio Liberty.
Episode | October 24th, 2019 | Season 2 | 21 mins 15 secs
culture, dovlatov, pelevin, russian literature
Александр Генис присоединяется к нам, чтобы обсудить русскую литературу, от Довлатова до Пелевина ...
Episode | October 7th, 2019 | Season 2 | 31 mins 29 secs
american life, russian expatriates, russian literature, texas, youth culture
Literary critic, broadcaster, and writer Alexander Genis, an "absolute erudite" in the words of Seva Novgorodsev, privileges us with an interview on coming to America, his impressive career in radio, and his take on the future of Russian literature.