Vasily Grossman

Vasily Grossman (1905–1964) was born in Berdichev, Ukraine. After training as a chemical engineer, he became a famous Soviet war correspondent. ‘Stalingrad’ is an excerpt from the forthcoming novel of the same title, published by the New York Review of Books in the US and Bodley Head in the UK. Stalingrad is a companion piece to his magnum opus, Life and Fate.