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1. Dostoyevsky's Birthday in 10 Dark Quotes

In honor of the writer's 198th birthday, here are 10 quotes to celebrate the life and writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. They may not be cheerful, but they sure are profound.

Tags: Russia, Dostoevsky, literature, Crime and Punishment, Karamazov, suffering
By Alice E.M. Underwood
2. Mud and Stars

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a lubricious, bawdy, impetuous, whoring gambler who seldom missed an opportunity to pick a fight.

Tags: travel, literature, pushkin
3. Go, Go to Ukraine to Find Gogol

Small-town Ukraine shows a different side of one the famous "Russian" writer.
 

Tags: cossacks, travel, Gogol, Ukraine, literature
4. A Double Life

An excerpt from the new translation of a novel by Karolina Pavlova (1807-1893), translated by Barbara Heldt.

Tags: gender, literature, women
5. 17 Readings on Tolstoy

Today is the birthday of Lev Tolstoy. We scoured our archives and offer a listing of 17 articles we have published on the great author over the years.

Tags: literature, war and peace, tolstoy
By The Editors
6. Khodasevich and Vodolazkin

Two recently published works of fiction that we liked and wanted to share with you.

Tags: history, emigration, memoir, literature, khodasevich
7. Stalingrad

This is a short excerpt from the first-ever English translation (by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler) of Grossman’s epic novel of the turning point in World War II.

Tags: world war ii, translation, literature, Grossman, Stalingrad
8. At Zima Junction, 1943

A poem from the new volume Alcestis of the Underworld, by a regular translator of works published by Russian Life Books.

Tags: poetry, literature, siberia, gulag
9. Pushkin is a Meme

In which an artist tries to get out of a job illustrating a brochure and ends up getting sucked into a Pushkin meme vortex.

Tags: illustrating, art, literature, pushkin
10. The Life and Death of the Thick Journal

There was a time when literary journals ruled Russian intellectual life. That time has passed.

Tags: solzhenitsyn, bulgakov, publishing, literature, fat journals, literary journals

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