Evgeny Pasternak

Evgeny Pasternak was born in Moscow in 1923 and studied engineering in a military academy. He worked as an engineer for the Red Army until 1954, later lecturing at the Moscow Energy Institute. He lives in Moscow and has published several volumes of his father’s writings and a biography,Boris Pasternak: The Tragic Years:1930-1960 (Collins Harvill, 1990).
Stalin: Literature and Survival: Nathalie Babel, Shimon Markish, Evgeny Pasternak
Isaac Babel, Peretz Markish and Boris Pasternak were among the greatest Russian writers of the 20th century. Markish wrote in Yiddish, Babel and Pasternak in Russian. All were persecuted by Stalin: Babel and Markish were executed; only Pasternak survived. This session offered an unprecedented and unique opportunity to hear the writers’ children, Nathalie Babel, Shimon Markish and Evgeny Pasternak, discuss with writer and broadcaster Clive James their fathers’ enduring legacies....