Tagged David Shrayer-Petrov

40 years ago, a refusenik made art of the Soviet Jewish tragedy. At 82, he is seeing its first English translation.

David Shrayer-Petrov outside of the Brookline Booksmith store in November, where he and the translators of "Doctor Levitin" spoke to a crowd. (Courtesy of Maxim Shrayer)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts (JTA) — The well-worn books that fill the shelves in David Shrayer-Petrov’s living room reveal the remarkable literary life of the influential refusenik, who has left his mark both as a distinguished physician and as an acclaimed writer. Among the volumes are works by literary lights of… Read more »