Grigory Ryzhakov – Russian Writer

A Rediscovered Life of Sabina Spielrein: Sex vs Survival

Sex vs S

Sometimes, history corrects itself, and we re-discover a forgotten gem or a genius. In the latter case, it is a matter of historical justice to finally acknowledge a contribution of such a genius to the progress of our civilization.

It is a great pleasure for me to introduce you to one of the most original thinkers of the XXth century, an almost  forgotten Russian psychologist Sabina Spielrein, whose recently published first full biography in English called  Sex vs Survival  I review in this blog.… Read the rest

Russian Literature: Women and Love

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Konstantin Makovsky [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

If something was chosen to represent the pride of Russia, it would definitely be the beauty, intelligence, resourcefulness, resilience of Russian women. And luckily, the modern women’s prose is well translated.

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Natasha Perova, the founder of Glas publishing house

Firstly, I’d like to introduce you short story anthologies published by Glas.… Read the rest