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War and Peace

So, no, Bondarchuk’s War and Peace is not really Tolstoy’s. Then again, short of a 20-hour TV mini-series with Russian actors, you won’t see better.
Seven hours is not enough
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 18, 2007

Time with Tolstoy

War and Peace is the epic to end all epics.
The new translation of War and Peace
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 28, 2007

War, peace, and Robert Pinsky

Every few years, a fall publishing season emerges that should remind us that Boston could be the literary epicenter of America.
The season's fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  September 12, 2007