Readings — From the August 2014 issue

Each According to His Ability

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From responses by Andrei Platonov (1899–1951) to authors who submitted manuscripts in 1920 to The Red Village, a newspaper that he edited. Platonov’s novels include Chevengur and The Foundation Pit; a collection of his letters was recently published by Redakziya Eleny Shubinoi, in Moscow. Translated from the Russian by Maya Dukmasova.

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