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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Anna A. Berman

Anna A. Berman is a professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at McGill University. Her research focuses on the 19th-century Russian and English novel and issues of kinship and family. She is the author of Siblings in Tolstoy and Dostoevsky: The Path to Universal Brotherhood (Northwestern University Press, 2015).

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Anna A. Berman

Unhappy in Its Own Way

Tolstoy and Tolstaya: Literature’s most infamous marriage, through a lifetime of letters June 2017
My departure will upset you. I am sorry about that, but understand and believe that I could not act any other way. My situation at home is becoming, has become unbearable. Apart from everything else, (since) I can no longer live in these conditions of luxury in which I have been living, I am doing what elderly people of my age generally do: give up on the worldly life and go off to spend the final days of their lives in solitude and