By Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras prompt that the Earth was once around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted an identical, and had declared that the nice Asiatic Empire may be reached by means of crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India might be reached during this manner, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus found the US, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the USA, within the similar 12 months, 1993, whilst the Pentium microprocessor for desktops is produced, the realm huge net is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, house go back and forth Endeavour undertaking to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope occurs, and the USA and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral relief of strategic nuclear weapons.
This e-book relies on Dr. Shvedchikov’s selection of notes approximately his first shuttle within the US, and on their translation in Russian. It has to be pointed out that Barbara DeKovner-Mayer and Godfrey Harris had a key function in organizing and aiding this travel.
This beautiful e-book, with very encouraged and humoristic descriptions of his travels, will surely have, with his six poetry books, a visual position within the English and Russian literary area, and also will remind us of Seneca’s aphorism:
Si vis amari, ama (If you need to be enjoyed, love).

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