Conversations with Joseph Brodsky: A Poet's Journey Through the Twentieth Century
by Solomon Volkov
Translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz
Free Press, 1998; paperback ed. 2002
From his imprisonment in the Soviet Union and subsequent flight to the United States to a new beginning and international fame, Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky was one of the most fascinating literary figures of modern times. Through his recorded conversations with Brodsky, cultural critic Solomon Volkov has recreated the poet's journey through the 20th century.
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