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1. In the Trenches of Stalingrad

On the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, we offer two excerpts from a new translation of Viktor Nekrasov’s In the Trenches of Stalingrad.

Tags: fiction, Nekrasov, Stalingrad, world war ii, War
2. Dissecting Chekhov

Translation is an art, not a science. And translating Chekhov is a particularly challenging art.

Tags: reviews, fiction, books, chekhov
3. Punk Rock and Klotsvog

Reviews of a history of punk rock and a novel about a not very likeable woman.

Tags: punk music, music, fiction, books
4. The Beauties

On the occasion of the great writer’s 160th birthday, we offer up one of his lesser-known classics, newly translated.

Tags: women, fiction, chekhov
5. The Freedom Factory

The story of a real-life military factory told through monologues collected from anonymized workers, managers, and engineers. (novel excerpt)

Tags: workers, work, factories, fiction
6. Russia's Greatest Crime Novel

When you set out to write a murder mystery in Russian – or even in another language, but set in Russia – you should be mindful that you are following in the footsteps the greatest Russian crime fiction writer of all times, Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Tags: dostoyevsky, fiction, novel
By Alexei Bayer
7. Peter Aleshkovsky: 2016 Russian Booker Laureate

We were excited to learn that one of our authors, Peter Aleshkovsky, was awarded the 2016 Russian Booker Prize, arguably Russia's most prestigous literary prize. 

Tags: Aleshhkovsky, fiction, awards, novel
By Paul E. Richardson
8. The Moscow Eccentric

Advance reviewers are calling this new translation "a coup" and "a remarkable achievement." This rediscovered gem of a novel by one of Russia's finest writers explores some of the thorniest issues of the early twentieth century.

Tags: Bely, fiction
9. Russophile's Bookshelf

A few books we have received recently that we thought Russophiles should know about.

Tags: books, history, memoir, fiction
By The Editors
10. The Latchkey Murders

Senior Lieutenant Pavel Matyushkin is back on the case in this prequel to the popular mystery Murder at the Dacha, in which a serial killer is on the loose in Khrushchev’s Moscow...

Tags: fiction, history, soviet, Khrushchev, Moscow

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