Vadim is a writer, artist and composer. He is an author of Russian Folk Songs: Musical Genres and History (published in 2002 by Scarecrow Press). He has written numerous articles on classical music for the Encyclopedia Americana, for which he served as an associate editor. He has contributed cover and feature articles to The Guardian (London), Parade Magazine, Air&Space/Smithsonian, The Moscow Times, and Gramophone Online Magazine, among others. He lives in New York City.
"Little Red Riding Hood" is an action-driven, humor-filled story about Little Red Riding Hood and her forest friends who make a stand against the Wolf and the Fox for their right to live safely and peacefully. Bravery, fairness and friendship constitute the basis for new rules Little Red Riding Hood establishes and promotes in the forest. New rules, new story. A new story for a new century.