Why Vladimir Sorokin’s short and savage “Day of the Oprichnik” is as relevant today as it was when it was first released.
Victoria Nelson is a writer of fiction, criticism, and memoir. Her most recent books are The Secret Life of Puppets and Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural. She teaches in Goddard College’s MFA Program in Creative Writing.
Literary critic Angus Fletcher died on November 28, 2016. His friends, contemporaries, and former students remember him.