“Talk on Vasily Grossman’s book Stalingrad - October

The Foundation in association with Edgware United Synagogue held a very successful talk at the synagogue on the book Stalingrad which has recently been published to great scholarly acclaim.

Vasily Semyonovich Grossman was a Russian writer and journalist, born to a Jewish family in Ukraine

The speaker was Mr Robert Chandler the translator of the book. Robert Chandler is an acclaimed Russian translator whose new translation and critical edition of this masterpiece of Grossman has been received with universal acclaim.

The talk was followed by a very engaging Q and A.

Robert Chandler speaking