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In honor of Chekhov's birthday, we present his story, "The Fiasco," translated by Bob Blaisdell. And a video version...
The thirteen tales in this volume – all written by Russian émigrés, writers who fled their native country in the early twentieth century – contain a fair dose of magic and mysticism, of terror and the supernatural. There are Petersburg revenants, grief-stricken avengers, Lithuanian vampires, flying skeletons, murders and duels, and even a ghostly Edgar Allen Poe.
In which we review Dina Rubina's Leonardo's Handwriting, and the nonfiction book, The Pianos of Siberia.
We review Good Citizens Need Not Fear, by Maria Reva, and Fandango and Other Stories, by Alexander Grin.
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.
Translation is an art, not a science. And translating Chekhov is a particularly challenging art.
Reviews of a history of punk rock and a novel about a not very likeable woman.
On the occasion of the great writer’s 160th birthday, we offer up one of his lesser-known classics, newly translated.
The story of a real-life military factory told through monologues collected from anonymized workers, managers, and engineers. (novel excerpt)
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.
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