Alina Adams: The Nesting Dolls

Alina Adams: The Nesting Dolls

(Fiction, 384 p. 2020)

The stories of five generations of Soviet Jewish women come to light as a Brighton Beach family prepares to celebrate an anniversary. This ambitious family saga invites us to consider the personal and emotional stakes of political choices.

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Review from Kirkus Reviews

Review by Carol Katz, New York Journal of Books

Review by Steve Wenick, The Times of Israel, July 28, 2020

Article by Robert Nagler Miller in J, July 13, 2020

Alina Adams discusses The Nesting Dolls, San Francisco Public Library, June 29, 2021 (54 min. video)

“Sharing Your Family History: From USSR to America” by Alina Adams (73 min. video)