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Joseph Brodsky’s Reading List November 19, 2013: Would you like to have an intelligent conversation? If your convo is to live up Joseph Brodsky’s standards, you better get reading. To get you started, here’s Brodsky’s list [...] by

Entertainment Tonight, Zombie Edition: Joseph Brodsky Criticizes Contemporaries From Beyond the Grave November 1, 2013: Here’s a holdover from our Halloween coverage, and one for the record books. A half-hour interview recorded with Nobel Prize winning poet, Joseph Brodsky, in 1972, has surfaced and since been [...] by

1987 Interview with Joseph Brodsky Published at TinHouse January 24, 2013: In 1987 Marcia DeSanctis, then a producer for ABC, set out to interview leading Soviet writers exiled in the US “to get their take on the literary reforms coming out of Moscow.” The [...] by

Brodsky Week May 22, 2012: Another update on the Joseph Brodsky musuem. According to this brief post from The Voice of Russia: Russia’s St.Petersburg is hosting the Brodsky Week dedicated to the May 24 birth day of the Nobel [...] by

“Carl and Ellendea Proffer were Russian literature” March 21, 2012: At the Moscow Times, John Freedman has a terrific piece remembering the life and work of Carl and Ellendea Proffer and Joseph Brodsky. Freedman begins by discussing Proffer’s contribution to [...] by

Brodsky Museum Update February 2, 2012: The museum slated to open in Joseph Brodsky’s family flat faced financial troubles, but it looks like it may still happen with help from the good ol’ U S of A, according to this article [...] by

A call for more poetry activists among the laureates March 29, 2011: In an opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Julia Baird laments the relative invisibility of poet laureates among the general public. The deficiency isn’t in the public’s taste for [...] by