Tablet reviewer Rokhl Kafrissen calls The Odyssey of an Apple Thief  “a remarkably compelling read.”

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research will host a book launch for The Odyssey of an Apple Thief on March 2, 2020 at 7 p.m. The evening will also feature readings from the book by Yuri Venedyapin and musical performances by violinist and singer Eléonore Biezunski, Yuri Venedyapin (guitar, vocals), and Ilan Moss (accordion) including songs in Yiddish, Russian, and French.