Shop Talks: U.S. — Russia Literature / Alex Halberstadt
On August 10 at 8:00 PM MSK, tune in live to listen to an interview of Alex Halberstadt, the author of the family memoir Young Heroes of the Soviet Union, interviewed by New York Times Best-selling author/ghostwriter Lisa Dickey. At 9:00 PM, Alex Halberstadt will answer questions from the online audience.
About the guest speaker:
Alex Halberstadt is the author of the family memoir Young Heroes of the Soviet Union, a New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2020, as well as Lonely Avenue: the Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus. He’s a regular contributor to the New York Times Magazine, and his writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, GQ, Food & Wine, MoMA Magazine and the Paris Review. Nominated twice for the James Beard Award for Excellence in Journalism, his essays have been anthologized in Best Food Writing 2014 and The Best American Food Writing 2018. Halberstadt is a recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, and teaches writing at New York University.
About the moderator:
Lisa Dickey began her career in 1995 in St. Petersburg, Russia, writing articles for The Moscow Times and USA Today. Upon returning to the United States in 1996, she worked with renowned tech journalist Kara Swisher on her first book, AOL.COM. From that collaboration, Lisa launched a career as a ghostwriter and book collaborator. Over the next two decades, Lisa worked with high-profile clients such as Jill Biden, Patrick Swayze, Gavin Newsom, Cissy Houston, Herbie Hancock, Cathie Black, and Whitewater partner Susan McDougal. Her collaborations have spanned a vast array of topics, from politics to business to entertainment to international relations. Lisa is also the author of Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia.
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