LQ Podcast

#57 Daniil Kharms

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Plummeting old women, masturbation obsessions, false mustaches, and NKVD arrests for subversive children’s literature. Aidan Flax-Clark explores the life of Russian surrealist Daniil Kharms, reading some of his prose miniatures and speaking with translators Anthony Anemone and Peter Scotto about their new book, I Am a Phenomenon Quite Out of the Ordinary: the notebooks, diaries, and letters of Daniil Kharms.

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I Am a Phenomenon Quite Out of the Ordinary

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