Светлые аллеи Ивана Бунина
Сто лет назад Бунин записал в дневнике: "В Неаполе в монастыре Camaldoli над Вомеро каждую четверть часа дежурный монах стучит по кельям: "Badate, e possato un quarto dora della vostra vita" - "Внемлите, прошло еще четверть часа вашей ...
The Problem With Russia's Best and Brightest
The Russian Revolution then sent roughly 1.4 million refugees fleeing the country, including some of the empire's brightest minds: Nobel Prize-winning writer Ivan Bunin, author Vladimir Nabokov, helicopter designer Igor Sikorsky and artist Marc Chagall ...
On eating a radioactive sandwich
The reaction was not surprising. Out of the five Russian-language writers to have won the Nobel Prize for literature, four have been given to dissidents—Ivan Bunin (1933), Boris Pasternak (1958), Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1970) and Joseph Brodsky (1987).
The refugees included some of the country's best writers: Marina Tsvetayeva, Ivan Bunin, Viktor Shklovsky, among others. In his autobiography, “Speak, Memory”, Vladimir Nabokov called his journey a “syncopal kick”, as though he had momentarily lost ...