Caryl Emerson


Caryl Emerson is A. Watson Armour III Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University.

Books
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    The Letter Killers Club

    Set in Moscow in the 1920s, this strange tale centers on the doings of a secret society of “Letter Killers”—who meet in a room of empty shelves to enact stories, committing nothing to paper. Krzhizhanovsky is at his philosophical and fantastical best in this extended meditation on madness and silence, the word and the soul unbound.