"The only way to reach the American reader is to have the books translated so well they read like they were written in English," said Olga Slavnikova (far right in photo) during a panel discussion called "Contemporary Writers on the Russian Classics," which was held at the New York Public Library June 5, as part of the Read Russia 2012 initiative. Also on the panel were Maya Kucherskaya, Dimitry Bykov and German Sadulaev.
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