Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak’s epic masterpiece Dr. Zhivago is above all else a political novel, designed as an attack on Soviet totalitarianism and meant to show the. . .

Algis Valiunas
Nov. 7 2014 12:01AM

In publishing his regime-defying novel abroad, the Russian poet Boris Pasternak, the baptized child of Jewish parents, had a little help from Uncle Sam. 

Michael Scammell
July 10 2014 12:01AM