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NINA BERBEROVA (1901-1993) a writer and memoirist, was married to Vladislav Khodasevich. She gained fame for her stories about the life of émigrés in the Boulogne-Billancourt suburb of Paris but remained little-known outside the Russian émigré community. In 1985 her work was rediscovered and her novels, stories, and memoirs were translated and published to great international acclaim.
Chtenia:Spring 2017 The Book of Happiness, loosely based on Nina Berberova’s years spent living in Paris, follows the
heroine Vera as she struggles through life abroad with a dying husband. After his passing, Vera
meets a stranger who opens her eyes to what it means to be truly content. Author: Nina Berberova Translator:Marian Schwartz
Chtenia:Fall 2015 Berberova sets her haunting story in a France on the verge of invasion in 1940. The image of an unexpectedly resurrected Mozart represents the immortality of art and culture. Author: Nina Berberova Translator:Marian Schwartz