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Brendan Kiernan

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Brendan Kiernan is a freelance translator and political analyst. A student of Russian language and literature since 1977, he earned a Ph.D in Political Science from Indiana University as well as an area studies certificate from IU’s famed Russian and East European Institute. His translation of Vladimir Gilyarovsky’s classic book, Moscow and Muscovites, was published by Russian Life Books in 2013.


Khitrovka

Chtenia: Winter 2014
One of the most famous chapters from this classic work, about the seamy underbelly of Moscow at the turn of the last century.
Author: Vladimir Gilyarovsky
Translator: Brendan Kiernan

Night on Tsvetnoy Boulevard

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2013
In this excerpt and preview from the forthcoming Moscow and Muscovites we hear of Gilyarovsky's harrowing nighttime adventure along a Moscow boulevard.
Author: Vladimir Gilyarovsky
Translator: Brendan Kiernan
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Whisper in a Wall

Chtenia: Winter 2013

Author: Maria Artemyeva
Translator: Brendan Kiernan
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Stalin's Highrises

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2011
Anyone visiting Moscow knows about the city’s famous “Seven Sisters.” But few know that there were supposed to be eight. That is just one little-known aspect of their fascinating architectural history. We asked a noted urban historian to tell us more
Author: Sergey Nikitin
Translator: Brendan Kiernan
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The Napoleon Code

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2010
There have been rumors of, and searches for, Napoleon’s Treasure since the mid- nineteenth century. Anna Dymkovets tagged along with some modern-day treasure seekers to find out what they are looking for.
Author: Anna Dymkovets
Translator: Brendan Kiernan
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A Horsey Name

Chtenia: Fall 2010

Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Brendan Kiernan
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