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This is a comprehensive collection of Russian absurdist Daniil Kharms's prose and poetry. Featuring the acclaimed novella 'The Old Woman', and darkly humorous short prose sequence 'Events', 'Today I Wrote Nothing' also includes dozens of short prose pieces, plays, and poems long admired in Russia.
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ABrilliant, hilarious, violent little stories.A AGeorge Saunders, "The New York Times Book Review"
"Brilliant, hilarious, violent little stories."-George Saunders, "The New York Times Book Review"
Daniil Kharms (1905-1942) was born in St. Petersburg and grew up amidst the Bolshevik revolution. As a young man, he became well known, along with other writers in the OBERIU movement he founded, as an eccentric poet and performer of the early Soviet literary scene. He died of starvation incarcerated by the state on suspicion of Anti-Soviet activities. Matvei Yankelevich is a founding editor of Ugly Duckling Press. His translations and writings have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. He teaches at Hunter College in New York City.
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