LIMMUD FSU Recharge Presenters 2017

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Alexander Genis Writer and literary critic


Alexander Genis is a writer and a literary critic. Born in Ryazan, Russia, he grew up and graduated from the Latvian State University in Riga, Latvia. Genis emigrated to the United States in 1977, and his work was published in various periodicals outside of FSU. He joined Radio Svoboda in 1984 with a weekly broadcast, and started getting published in Russia in 1989. He is also hosting a TV show Letters from America on Russian TV channel Culture. He authored a number of books and essay collections, including Russkaya kukhnya v izgnanii (Russian Cuisine in Exile) which he wrote together with Peter Vail.