Tolstoy Lives and Dies~Again

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With 2010 being the centenary of Leo Tolstoy’s death, there have been many events in his honor. The greatest was the award winning film “The Last Station” with Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer.  And now a new book is out. “Leo Tolstoy: Escape … [Read more...]

Tolstoy in Long Beach

 Portrait by Ilya Repin, 1887 The great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy will be celebrated in October of this year, 2010, The Leo N. Tolstoy Centennial Festival will be held at California State University, Long Beach. It may seem a bit strange that a … [Read more...]

Tolstoy on Assurance

Leo Tolstoy left this earth a hundred years ago, but he certainly left with us his great writing and his keen insight into the human psyche of his day. And many see that day is still with us. His “Confessions” and short stories written after his two … [Read more...]