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Known as a female Chekhov and skilled at painting the human condition as hilarious and hideous in one stroke, Teffi is a little-known author you should get to know.
In which we review 12 titles that have been teetering in our review pile and that Russophiles should love.
Where better to begin a literary tour of Moscow than at Mikhail Bulgakov’s notoriously bad apartment, which had an important cameo in his most famous work.
Some writers adapt easily to living abroad, after being cut off from their homeland. Sergei Dovlatov was not one of those writers.
Reviews of "Lenin on the Train," "Don't Let my Baby Do Rodeo," and "Mother Tongue".
In honor of the writer's 195th birthday, here are 10 quotes to celebrate the life and writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. They may not be cheerful, but they sure are profound.
Fazil Iskander, a missile in the world of Soviet literature, passed away on July 31. Here are five of his pearls of wisdom on humor, science, politics, Stalin, and the Russian soul.
The British are out to get Russian values and Russian naval vessels alike this week. Scroll down enough and there's also a cat pic.
In honor of Alexander Pushkin's 217th birthday, here's a small sample of his poems to show that his writing isn't just pretty and witty – it can help you through almost any situation.
On the occasion of Pushkin's birthday, we offer a post on the challenge of translating his most famous love lyrics, "Я вас любил," with a bonus look at Innokenty Annensky's "Среди миров."
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