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Conversations from the Cullman Center: Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia
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The former Cullman Center fellows José Manuel Prieto and Esther Allen talk with Keith Gessen about Prieto’s new novel, which Allen translated.
José Manuel Prieto was born in Havana and spent several years as an engineer in the Soviet Union before becoming a writer. A novelist, translator, and essayist, he has published articles on Russia, Cuba, politics, and literature in The Nation, The New York Review of Books, and The Paris Review. His novels translated into English include Rex and Nocturnal Butterflies of the Russian Empire. Prieto teaches at Seton University.