Magical realism

ByGLENN C. ALTSCHULER
May 4, 2017 11:02

Yiddish author Boris Sandler’s collection of novellas is translated into English.




Author Boris Sandler

Author Boris Sandler ‘is skeptical of utopian projects that promise happiness by means of unburdening us from the past.’. (photo credit:PIXABAY)

Boris Sandler is a preeminent writer of Yiddish-language fiction.

Born in 1950 in the shtetl town of Belts in the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic, Sandler grew up using Yiddish as his daily form of communication. A violinist with the Moldova State Symphony, he also honed his literary craft, publishing stories in the journal Soviet Homeland.

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