ONE SMALL BLOW AGAINST ENCROACHING TOTALITARIANISM

“I love us, in our madness, but we all need our own private unraveling and recentering daily if we’re going to survive this phase of America.” —
Harmony Holiday

Classic Russian Writers: For teh Internets

As a freelance writer and editor, KA Semënova spends a lot of time on the Internet. She doesn’t hate it like Franzen does, but she’s often irritated by the solipsism and ahistoricism of the average Facebook feed. To test her theory that human nature is neither analog or digital—and to put her college minor in Russian to use, finally—she updates classics of Russian literature with modern technologies to see if the insights of those writers hold up today.