There is a great deal that we do not yet know about Vasily Grossman’s life. The widely held belief that Grossman lived out his last years in poverty and isolation is probably mistaken.
Graduated from the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow, and completed his doctorate on the work of Vasily Grossman. At present he lectures on literary criticism at the Russian State University for the Humanities while continuing to research Grossman’s life and work. He contributed an introduction to The Armenian Sketchbook, which will be published in the summer of 2013.