Olga Andreyev Carlisle

Olga Andreyev Carlisle is the granddaughter of the writer Leonid Andreyev and of Victor Chernov, the revolutionary leader who inspired the central figure of her book The Idealists, co-written with her husband Henry Carlisle. A painter, she is also the editor of Poets on Street Corners and the author of Voices in the Snow, Island of Time, Solzhenitsyn and the Secret Circle, Under a New Sky, and the memoir Far from Russia. With her husband Henry she is co-translator of Dostoyevsky's The Idiot and of Visions, a collection of Andreyev's stories. Born in Paris, she now lives in San Francisco.


Far from Russia

Olga Andreyev Carlisle

Olga Andreyev Carlisle has never lived in Russia, and yet throughout her life Russia has never been far. Far From Russia captures the enduring grip of Russia, and how the idea of that...