The Vermont Book Shop presents and afternoon with Michael R. Katz, retired professor of Russian at Middlebury, for an early release celebration of his new translation of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, Sunday, November 12, 1:30 p.m.
Acclaimed translator Michael R. Katz breathes fresh life into Dostoevsky’s magnum opus. Embracing the complex linguistic blend inherent in modern literary Russian, Katz recaptures the richness of tone and register of the novel’s most poignant and significant passages.
William Mills Todd III of Harvard University says this is an event to be celebrated, a "rare Dostoesvsky translation that fully captures the literary achievements of the original."
The book's publication date is November 21, but attendees will be able to purchase at event.