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Keith Gessen
Keith Gessen was born in Moscow in 1975 and emigrated to the United States with his family in 1981. He is a founder of the literary magazine n+1 and the author of All the Sad Young Literary Men. From Russian he has translated Ludmilla Petrushevskaya and Svetlana Alexievich, and has written about Russian politics and culture for the New Yorker, the London Review of Books, and n+1.

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February 2011

The dole, and other bailouts

Chris Browne

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February 2011

One of my first actions as a Londoner was to sign on for as many benefits as I could...

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May 2011

Two Prose Poems From 'The Sacrifice of Abraham'

Alexander Nemser

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May 2011

The Rabbis   As the purple light of evening descended, women sang blessings over silver candelabra, and a group...

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June 2014

A Grenade for River Plate

Juan Pablo Meneses

TR. Jethro Soutar

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June 2014

El Polaco appears brandishing his Stanley, as he lovingly calls his pocket knife. Five young hooligans huddle round him...