Mourning Boris Strugatskii

Admirers of science fiction and Russian literature will be saddened to learn that the last surviving half of the Strugatskii brothers’ formidable writing team, Boris Natanovich Strugatskii, died yesterday in St Petersburg after a long illness. An obituary will follow on this blog. For now, please see here for more details (in English), here for a Russian version, and here for a recent Russian-language profile of the author in Snob magazine.

Please use the comments feed to share other posts, articles and obituaries about Boris Natanovich as they appear.



3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. odoevsky
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 18:44:08

    Brief Guardian obit by Miriam Elder here.


  2. xixvek
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 21:36:32

    Alexander Anichkin has a remembrance.


  3. odoevsky
    Nov 26, 2012 @ 16:42:39

    Since you’ve asked to post more links to various articles
    commemorating Boris Strugatsky, I’m attaching a list of interesting
    items that appeared recently:

    a radio programme “In Memory of Boris Strugatsky”

    2. an article on Boris Strugatsky’s funeral (Marvienko came in person and she said that she read all his works):




    Alexandra Smith, Edinburgh University


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