Alexander Nazaryan has written book reviews for the New Criterion, New York Times, Village Voice, and many other publications. He is writing a novel about Russian organized crime. He is the editor of Page Views, the literary blog of the New York Daily News.
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Art April 2012
On “The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811–2011” at the Museum of the City of New York.
Art September 2011
On “The American Style: Colonial Revival & the Modern Metropolis” at the Museum of the City of New York.
Books February 2010
The third man
A review of The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika by Xenophon,Robert B. Strassler,John Marincola,David Thomas
Books December 2009
After the masterpiece
A review of The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy,Richard Pevear,Larissa Volokhonsky
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Feb 04, 2008
The consistently excellent Washington Post Book World ran a review of Comrade J: Untold Secrets of A Russian Spy in America After the Cold War by Pete Earley. Clunky subtitle aside, this is a fascinating view into the world of Sergei Tretyakov, a Russian spy who came to New York in 2000 to work for his country but later flipped, telling his secrets to the CIA and FBI.
Jan 24, 2008
Media blogging is a strange little enterprise: it trumpets the death of traditional media, yet fully depends on their continued existence. Such blogs are like the oxpecker birds that nestle in the hide of a rhinoceros, gently picking away at the behemoth while getting sustenance from it.
Jan 14, 2008
Jan 06, 2008
Dec 16, 2007