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The Gambler Wife

The Woman Who Saved Dostoyevsky
  • Aug 31, 2021
  • 52:46

Courageous and compassionate, Anna Dostoyevsky deserves credit for saving her brilliant husband from his own demons. But she was also accomplished in her own right, as the first woman to own her own solo publishing house in Russia. Without her, Dostoyevsky himself may have been lost to history. Guest: Andrew D. Kaufman, author of "The Gambler Wife: A True Story of Love, Risk, and the Woman Who Saved Dostoyevsky"