This annotated edition of ?Bronka? introduces students of Russian to a profoundly moving story by Ludmila Ulitskaya, one of Russia?s most important contemporary novelists and short story writers. Ulitskaya?s elegant prose, and her detailed descriptions of everyday life, makes ?Bronka? an excellent literary text for students of Russian language, literature, and culture.This reader is intended primarily for intermediate and advanced students of Russian. It presumes knowledge of basic vocabulary, and a generally good foundation in Russian grammar. Includes questions for discussion, grammar exercises, and a comprehensive glossary.