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About meI am a translator (from Slovene and Russian to English), originally from Baltimore, Maryland. My recent translations include Yevgeny Baratynsky, A Science Not for the Earth: Selected Poems and Letters (Ugly Duckling Presse), and Gabriela Babnik, Dry Season (Istros Books). Other interests include contemporary art, classical Greece, Russian literature, European history, and Central and Eastern Europe.
About my libraryRussian literature (esp. Pushkin period and "Silver Age" poets); Slovene writing; poetry; 19th and 20th century "classic" fiction; art; art history; Ancient Greece; European history; gay fiction and poetry; gay history; philosophy; Zen Buddhism.
GroupsFans of Russian authors, Gay Men, GLBT History, In Translation, poetry in translation, Russian books and language, Slovenian LibraryThingers, The Chapel of the Abyss, The City and the Book, translators read too —show all groups, Wordies
Favorite authorsAnna Akhmatova, Evgeny Baratynsky, Elizabeth Bishop, Mikhail Bulgakov, Anton Chekhov, Jure Detela, Nikolai Gogol, Alan Hollinghurst, Edvard Kocbek, Marianne Moore, Alexander Pushkin, Theodore Roethke (Shared favorites)
Real nameRawley Grau
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceApr 1, 2007
Currently readingThe Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
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