OLEG Kagan is a writer and librarian. He currently manages the Topanga Library for the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Oleg is interested in, but not limited to:
Sherwood Anderson, Judaism, Buddhism, Japan, poetry, reading, libraries, Lawrence Clark Powell, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, haiku, villanelles, printing history in California, library history, public speaking, Jews in the Soviet Union, Quakers, Shakers, menswear/style, free culture, hockey, computing, learning, East Asian Philosophy, science fiction, asceticism, British Romanticism, Structuralism, legal interpretation, libertarianism, 1890-1920, dramaturgy, comedy, psychology, literary theory, anthropology, animals, St. Francis, persuasion, jazz.
Oleg was involved in orchestrating both the Short Story Dog Contest and the 5A Story Contest. While in graduate school, he also did an independent study project called Visions of Hypertext on hypertext systems leading up to the world wide web.
Yes, You Can
The work on this site, unless otherwise stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Which means that you may “copy, distribute, transmit, and adopt(aka remix)” the work on this page as long as you attribute it back to me, Oleg Kagan, with a link to http://lifeinoleg.com, and “…distribute the resulting work only under the same, similar or a compatible license.”
On a Whim…
Here’s a random picture of a train I found at Karen’s Whimsy, an excellent site for public domain images: