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Fragments from the book Aesthetic Innovation and the Democratic Principle. Essays on Twentieth-Century American Poetry and Fiction by the John F. Kennedy Institute at the Freie Universität Berlin professor Heinz Ickstadt, can be read online now (see section Americana).

"Professionalism at its Best" - Tatiana Venediktova’s review of the Heinz Ickstadt’s book - was published in Literature of the Americas (№4, 2018)

On May 14, 2018 American writer and journalist Tom Wolfe died in New York at age 87.

Commemorating the pioneer of New journalism we publish the article by Dmitry Bykov:

In Memoriam the Wolf. Tom Wolfe dies in the United States (in Russian)

(published in the journal SNOB, May 16, 2018)

Uncle Tom's Cabin Revisited

Radio Kultura is implementing a new project "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe: a 30-series radio version of the legendary novel (performed by Maxim Sukhanov); with the commentaries by American literary historians Olga Panova, Olga Polovinkina, Irina Morozova, Alexandr Livergant and others.

http://www.cultradio.ru/brand/about/id/62613/

The LITFACT publishing house issued a book: Vladimir Nabokov. Correspondence with Mikhail Karpovich

The LITFACT publishing house issued a book:

Vladimir Nabokov. Correspondence with Mikhail Karpovich. Ed. by Andrey Babikov. Moscow: Litfakt, 2018. Series "Biblioteka Litnasledstva".

The correspondence of Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) with Mikhail Karpovich (1988-1959), which continued for over a quarter of a century, details the little-studied initial stage of Nabokov's literary and academic career in America after he left Europe in May 1940.

Articles by the California State University professor Choi Chatterjee in the section Americana

Articles by the California State University professor Choi Chatterjee, dedicated to the Soviet-American cultural contacts, were published in the section Americana.

http://litda.ru/index.php/en/americana-eng