Grigory Ryzhakov – Russian Writer


Rush: Are Victory and Fame Worth Risking Your Life?

a still image from the Rush motion picture (2013), starring Chris Hemsworth (as James Hunt) and Daniel Bruhl (as Niki Lauda)

New Ron Howard’s film Rush is about the fast and dangerous world of Formula One. Set in the 1970s Rush focuses on the competition between two racers – a reckless, fun-loving British playboy, James Hunt, and a hard-working yet socially inept Austrian driver, Niki Lauda.… Read the rest

Size Matters or… Does the Word Count Speak Volumes About a Book?

photo credit – Tom Murphy VII (Own work) [GFDL (, CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC-BY-SA-2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

I’m a slow reader and I prefer reading short books. I often find long books associated with poorly structured stories, with muddled middles, containing pages and pages of impenetrable narrative.… Read the rest