Natasha: And Other Stories

Natasha: And Other Stories

David Bezmozgis

A magnificent debut, and a publishing phenomenon: the soft, savagely humorous assortment from a tender immigrant who has taken the critics by means of storm.

Few readers had heard of David Bezmozgis sooner than may perhaps 2003, while Harper's, Zoetrope, and the recent Yorker all revealed tales from his imminent assortment. within the area of some weeks, the US therefore met the Bermans--Bella and Roman and their son, Mark--Russian Jews who've fled the Riga of Brezhnev for Toronto, the town in their dreams.

Told via Mark's eyes, the tales in Natasha own a significant wit and uniquely Jewish viewpoint that bear in mind the 1st released tales of Bernard Malamud and Philip Roth, let alone the new paintings of Jhumpa Lahiri, Nathan Englander, and Adam Haslett.

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