Maria Stepanova

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Maria Stepanova, born in Moscow in 1972, is a poet, essayist, and journalist, and editor in chief of the online newspaper Colta. She was awarded the Bolshaya Kniga Award for In Memory of Memory. (Photo credit: Andrey Natotsinsky)
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In Memory of Memory

ISBN 9780811228831 New Directions

With the death of her aunt, the narrator is left to sift through an apartment full of faded photographs, old postcards, letters, diaries, and heaps of souvenirs: a withered repository of a century of life in Russia. More about this book >

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Maria Stepanova

Maria Stepanova, born in Moscow in 1972, is a poet, essayist, and journalist, and editor in chief of the online newspaper Colta. She was awarded the Bolshaya Kniga Award for In Memory of Memory.

(Photo credit: Andrey Natotsinsky)

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