Maxim D. Shrayer

Rainy Day in Moscow: The author Maxim D. Shrayer circa 1976 in Moscow at Kurchatov Square.Like Author, Like Son: In 2011, Maxim D. Shrayer (left) traveled to Montreux, Switzerland, to interview critic, translator and interpreter Dmitri Nabokov.

The Only Jewish Kid in His Moscow Class

Maxim D. Shrayer, author of ‘Leaving Russia,’ grew up in school experiencing casual anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union. Decades later, he finds himself unable to forget.

Like Author, Like Son: In 2011, Maxim D. Shrayer (left) traveled to Montreux, Switzerland, to interview critic, translator and interpreter Dmitri Nabokov.

Vladimir Nabokov's Son Says Famous Father 'Was Close to Jewish Culture'

Not long before Dmitri Nabokov’s death, Maxim D. Shrayer interviewed Vladimir Nabokov’s son about his father’s attitude toward Jews and anti-Semitism.