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1. 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
2. Off the Rails

Readers send us their stories of interesting train journeys and interactions.

Tags: film, love, family, tolstoy, anna karenina, Dostoevsky, railway, trans-siberian railway, railroad, train
3. When Chekhov Met Tolstoy

On this day in 1895, two Titans of Russian literature met for the first time and had a swim. Or did they?

Tags: Yasnaya Polyana, Tolstoy, Chekhov
4. Cycling with the Count

Throughout his long life, Leo Tolstoy had many strange hobbies. One of them was bicycling, which he learned at the ripe age of 67, and which he loved. But that's not to say there weren't some humorous incidents...

Tags: cycling, history, Tula, bicycles, Tolstoy
5. Looking for Tolstoy

An American writer consumed by Anna Karenina goes in search of the great writer’s little-known refuge beyond the Volga, near Samara.

Tags: samara, tolstoy
6. Celebrating Tolstoy

Today is the 190th anniversary of the great writer's birth. We thought we would share a few readings to get you in a Tolstoyan spirit.

Tags: literature, war and peace, tolstoy
By The Editors
7. Cooking With Sofia

A great writer lives on his stomach. And Sofia Tolstoya had a way in the kitchen.

Tags: cuisine, tolstoy
8. Reading Russian, Distractedly

Reading is communication from writer to reader, and yet in Anna Karenina, whenever a character reads, he or she is often only somebody holding a prop, not reading at all.

Tags: literature, anna karenina, Tolstoy
By Robert Blaisdell
9. Fall, Tolstoy, Mushrooms

In honor of fall, and Russians' favorite autumnal pastime – mushroom picking – we offer these two short stories by Lev Tolstoy – in both English and Russian!

Tags: Tolstoy, fall, mushrooms
By Lev Tolstoy
10. War, Peace and Cable

On Monday, January 18, a new BBC six-part miniseries of Lev Tolstoy's War and Peace comes to American television. Here's your crib sheet.

Tags: Tolstoy, war and peace, television, movies, film, literature, war
By Paul E. Richardson

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