Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is considered Russia's greatest poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. His novel The Captain's Daughter is available from NYRB Classics. Robert Chandler has translated many NYRB Classics, including Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate and Stalingrad, as well as Andrey Platonov's Soul and The Foundation Pit. Boris Dralyuk's most recent translations include Leo Tolstoy's Lives and Deaths and Andrey Kurkov's Grey Bees. He is a translator of Maxim Osipov's Rock, Paper, Scissors and Other Stories and Lev Ozerov's Portraits Without Frames, both published by NYRB Classics.