Were they not? You are correct. I am half of Russian (Jew) ancestry. One of the most intense moments of my life was when I completed the 30 days required to read the Maude translation of War & Peace, and had also read Anna Karenina and Dostoevsky, 4 novels — and Chekhov and realized how far, far ahead of any British or US writer these men were.

According to Harlan Ellison and my grandmother, “You’ll go far Amy, because you have heart.” Author of 40 books, former exec., Nebula Award nominee, Poor.

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