The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Translating Isaac Babel’s Red Cavalry

Literary translator and editor Peter Constantine joins The Shmooze to talk about his work translating Isaac Babel’s Red Cavalry—a 2022 Great Jewish Books Club selection. In conversation we learn about the roots of yiddishkeit in Babel’s work, his artful writing style, and the stories that thread together in Red Cavalry. Presented as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s 2022 Great Jewish Books Club

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