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1. Reading about Putin and Poetry

In which we review two books: one full of poetry, another full of Putin.

Tags: poetry, Putin, books
2. Reading Between the Palm Lines

In the face of anxiety and uncertainty, sales of books about tarot cards, karma, and other esoteric, spiritual practices are skyrocketing in Russia.

Tags: business, economy, statistics, Books, religion
3. Magic in St. Petersburg

King's Cross station has nothing on the city of St. Petersburg, which is now complete with its own Platform 9 3/4, too. 

Tags: Books, magic, holidays, train, st. petersburg, harry potter
4. All Aboard the Hogwarts Express!

You no longer need to travel to platform nine and three-quarters to get to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry; Russia now has her very own Hogwarts Express. 

Tags: russian railways, railway, magic, Books, travel, harry potter, train
5. Reading is Essential

St. Petersburg book-lovers can relax going into the city-wide shutdown knowing that their favorite bookstores will not shut down fully; the city has added books to the list of essential items. 

Tags: pandemic, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, st. petersburg, literature, reading, Books
6. Murder, He Meowed

A library's famous cat now resides with the big yarn ball in the sky, thanks to foul play.

Tags: Tver, children, Books, cats, crime, animals
7. The Soviet Diet Cook Book

Food-writer Anna Kharzeeva brings best Soviet recipes, spiced with hints and memories from her Jewish Grandmother. 

Tags: soviet union, Books, cooking, russian food
8. Dissecting Chekhov

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

Tags: reviews, fiction, books, chekhov
9. 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
10. Piter's People - Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail is the director of a book store that has been operating in St. Petersburg since 1926.

Tags: business, travel, Books, st. petersburg

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