“Memories Collide With Dreams”: A Review of Leonid Tyspkin’s “The Bridge Over The Neroch and Other Works”

The Bridge Over the Neroch and Other Works by Leonid Tsypkin New Directions; 346 p. There is a sad sweetness in enjoying the work of a posthumously found author. We read and thereby bestow posterity and value to the works, but simultaneously confront the loneliness of writing masterpieces into a void of no response. In this act of redemptive reading, we highlight the loneliness of genius. Leonid Tsypkin, like few other writers, embodies this bittersweet situation. Tsypkin vacillated between medicine […]

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