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Paul E. Richardson

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Paul E. Richardson PAUL E. RICHARDSON is a writer, photographer, and editor. When not traveling, he oversees production of Russian Life out of its office in Montpelier, Vermont. He has written numerous articles for Russian Life, three novels, and several works of nonfiction, most recently Resilience: Life Stories of Centenarians Born in the Year of Revolution, with Nadya Grebennikova and Mikhail Mordasov and Driving Down Russia's Spine. His landscape photography is regularly featured in Vermont Life calendars. His website is here.


Fungus Among Us

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
It's fall, which means mushroom season, which means time to get hunting. And cooking some Chanterelle-Apricot Muffins.
Author: Marina Pustilnik
Illustrations/Images: Paul E. Richardson

Great Terroir

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
We interview a winemaker and philanthropist related to Rachmaninov, and explore her Tolstoyan connection to Californian soil.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

Six Books

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
We review books of fiction (Chekhov, Remizov, the Brothers Strugatsky, and Anderson) and an enticing cookbook.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

Survivors

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
In which the author visits Kalmykia to meet with survivors of a horrific genocide few remember.
Author: Yelena Khovanskaya
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Yelena Khovanskaya

Thanks Giving

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
One week before our 33-day crowdfunding campaign was set to end on July 31, things were not looking good. But then the Tribe stepped up.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

House on the Embankment

Russian Life: July/August 2018
If these walls could talk. The history and horror of one of the most epic construction projects of the Soviet era.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Let's Do This

Russian Life: July/August 2018
It's time for Russian Life to move aggressively into the digital online space. But that costs and it will take the support of readers to make this possible. Visit newrussianlife.com for more info.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

Walking the Volga

Russian Life: July/August 2018
An office worker gives up his job to walk all 3,645 kilometers of Europe’s longest river. This is his story.
Authors: Dmitri Nizhegorodsky and Nataliya Kienya
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Dmitri Nizhegorodsky

Getting Creative

Russian Life: May/June 2018
“You want to go out into Khatanga Gulf?” So begins an adventure aboard a tenacious tugboat in Russia’s northern seas.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Ivan Kobilyakov

Is Everything Really Normal?

Russian Life: May/June 2018
Reviews of three books and a movie for Russophiles.
Authors: Paul E. Richardson and Robert Blaisdell