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“Boris Pasternak (Moscu 1890 – Peredelkino 1960)” Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. His anthology “My sister, Life”, is one of the most influential collections ever published in Russian language. Outside is best known as the author of “Dr. Zhivago”. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, he reluctantly agreed to decline the prize by a massive campaign against him by the Communist Party. His poetry post-Zhivago exposes questions of love, immortality, and reconciliation with God.