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15 December 2017


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Peter Aleshkovsky

Peter Aleshkovsky
 

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1. First Love

On the importance of coffee, academicians, a museum, a rooster, the harvesting of turf, and collectivization. Oh, and Novosibirsk.

Tags: novosibirsk, village life, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
2. Cold Hard Facts

I just returned from our village in Tver region, and have some sad news to share.

Tags: healthcare, village life, elderly
By Mitya Aleshkovsky
3. Stargorod: A Novel in Many Voices

Stargorod is a mid-sized provincial city that exists only in Russian metaphorical space. It has its roots in Gogol, and Ilf and Petrov, and is a place far from Moscow, but close to Russian hearts. It is a place of mystery and normality, of provincial innocence and Black Earth wisdom. Strange, inexplicable things happen in Stargorod. So do good things. And bad things. A lot like life everywhere, one might say. Only with a heavy dose of vodka, longing and mystery.

Tags: fiction, russian history, Aleshkovsky, village life, soviet era, perestroika

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