Avrahm Yarmolinsky

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Avrahm (Abraham) Yarmolinsky
Born(1890-01-13)January 13, 1890
Haisin, Ukraine
DiedSeptember 28, 1975(1975-09-28) (aged 85)
New York, New York, United States
EmployerNew York Public Library
Babette Deutsch (m. 1921)
  • Bezalel Yarmolinsky
  • Malka (Nemoy) Yarmolinsky

Avrahm Yarmolinsky (January 13, 1890 – September 28, 1975) was an author, translator, and the husband of Babette Deutsch.[1][2]

Yarmolinsky was head of the Slavonic Division of the New York Public Library 1918-1955.[2] He also taught at Columbia University and the City College of New York.


  • Dostoievsky, A Life
  • A treasury of great Russian short stories - from Pushkin to Gorky
  • A Treasury of Russian Verse
  • Road to Revolution; a Century of Russian Radicalism [3]
  • Turgenev: The Man, His Art and His Age
  • The Russian Literary Imagination
  • Russians: Then and Now - A Selection of Russian Writing from the Seventeenth Century of Our Own Day
  • The Portable Chekhov - Viking Press, 1947


  1. ^ a b "Avrahm (Abraham) Yarmolinsky". Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale. 2002. Gale Document Number: GALE|H1000108792. Retrieved 2014-02-25. Biography in Context.
  2. ^ a b Liptzin, Sol (2007). "Avrahm Yarmolinsky". In Berenbaum, Michael; Skolnik, Fred (eds.). Encyclopaedia Judaica (2nd ed.). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. Gale Document Number: GALE|K2587521201. Retrieved 2014-02-25. Biography in Context.
  3. ^ Online archives

Further reading[edit]

  • S.J. Kunitz (ed.), Twentieth Century Authors, first supplement (1955)
  • H.M. Lyndenberg, in: New York Public Library Bulletin, 59 (March 1955), 107–32, list of works
  • R. Yachnin, ibid., 72 (June 1968), 414–9, list of works 1955–67
  • Bulletin of New York Public Library, March, 1955;
  • Chicago Sunday Tribune, May 3, 1959;
  • New York Times Book Review, May 10, 1959;
  • Commonweal, August 28, 1959

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