Antonina W. Bouis

Antonina W. Bouis has translated many contemporary Russian writers including Volkov, Dovlatov, Yevtushenko, the Strugatsky brothers and Radzinsky. As executive director of George Soros’s foundations in the USSR, she travelled extensively to represent him, often with the writers whose work she translated, as well as with her writer/photographer husband and their son. Her eighty translations for major publishers range from memoirs (Sakharov, Bonner, Plisetskaya), economic history (Yavlinsky, Gaidar) and art (Malevich, Kabakov) to fiction (Voznesensky, Rybakov, Bulgakov, Aksyonov). She lives in New York City.

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