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Timeless stories from our 171-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
“Not a great writer, though a pleasant one” was Vladimir Nabokov’s verdict on Ivan Turgenev, the first Russian novelist to make an impact abroad. Nabokov—who once complained about Henry James’s…