Last week, I blogged about the Afisha’s list of Best XXIst Century novels, now I’ll conclude that post with a summary of contemporary Russian books that ended up on that list. Some of these books or other books written by the shortlisted authors are available in translation in English and other languages and I’ll underline and hyperlink them to websites where you can download them.… Read the rest
Admit it, you’ve run out of books to read this summer. You wander in your local bookshop and suddenly thousands of great and supposedly must read novels look at you. But how to choose what you’ll read next?
You turn to top 10, 20, 100 lists to select your next literary companion.… Read the rest
The Reader’s Mini Guide to Modern Russian Books is out now on Amazon Kindle and in paperback here.
Spreading the word about Russian culture, and literature in particular, is very important to me. So I’ve created Russian Literature Community on Google Plus where people can introduce/discuss their favourite books and authors and announce/discuss Russian literature events.… Read the rest