The UOP office is gearing up for a great day today, despite the inclement weather.
Today we will be celebrating the launch of what was probably the most complicated publication the press has ever undertaken: My Life, the memoirs of Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya. The book was edited by Andrew Donskov and translated from its original Russian by John Woodsworth and Arkadi Klioutchanski.
It’s great to know that all of our hard work has paid off and that we’ve made it through the process unscathed and with amazing results. We’ve put together a book that is physically striking, (and not only because of its size: it weighs 2.6 kilos!) that is on a interesting and truly important topic, is well researched, well written, well translated, and just generally well done.
But don’t take it from me – take a look at what others are saying:
CBC News – Tolstoy’s Wife Gets to Tell her Story
Ottawa Citizen – Inside the World of Tolstoy
If you are interested in attending tonight’s launch – please feel free to come! It will be held this evening, at 5pm at the University of Ottawa campus.
For complete information on the launch, visit the following link: http://www.press.uottawa.ca/news/launch-of-my-life