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Soviet Book to Memorialize Jewish Writers Killed Under Stalin

A Soviet publishing house will shortly announce publication of a book of essays on Jewish writers, mostly Russians, according to information reaching here today from Moscow.

The book by the late Russian Jewish literary critic Yehezkiel Dobrushin, was originally written in Yiddish but never published. The Russian translation will be printed by the Sovietski Pisatel publishing house. The volume will include essays on a number of Jewish writers killed during the Stalin regime. There will be a monograph of David Bergelson and essays on Asher Schwartzman, Leib Kvitko, Itzhif Feffer, Peretz Markish, David Hofstein, Izzi Charik, Samuel Halkin and others.