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Ravens, Enemies and Crumbs
May 01, 2010

Ravens, Enemies and Crumbs

By Paul E. Richardson

Reviews of: "The Raven's Gift" by Jon Turk, "Know Your Enemy," by David C. Engerman, "A Mountain of Crumbs," by Elena Gorokhovaya, "Russian San Francisco," by Lydia Zaverukha and Nina Bodgan, and "Peter the Great," by Derek Wilson.

Math and Memoirs
January 01, 2010

Math and Memoirs

By Paul E. Richardson

A review of "Perfect Rigor" by Masha Gessen, "Anton Chekhov, a Brother's Memoir," by Mikhail Chekhov, three excellent new fiction volumes, and the first of a two part series on language learning aids.

Terror, Pushkin and the Beatles
November 01, 2009

Terror, Pushkin and the Beatles

By Paul E. Richardson

Reviews of In the First Circle, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the documentary How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin, and four other books: There is no Freedom Without Bread!, by Constantine Pleshakov, Brief Lives: Alexander Pushkin, by Robert Chandler, Privet Amerika, and Terrible Tsarinas, by Henri Troyat.

Summer Reading
July 01, 2009

Summer Reading

By Paul E. Richardson

Selections include: The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight; Londongrad; Kamchatka; Red Sky, Black Death; Wave of Terror; Ballerina (DVD)

Verses, Vodka and Royalty
March 01, 2009

Verses, Vodka and Royalty

By Paul E. Richardson

Reviews of Verses and Versions; The King of Vodka; The Last Days of the Romanovs; The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan. Plus brief reviews of some potboiler thrillers, some worthy, some not so much.

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