Tatiana Tolstaya is one of the most prominent media figures in the modern Russian society, she’s also a publicist and a writer of short stories and novellas, some of which could be found in English.… Read the rest
Many writers create amazing things they’ve never lived through just out their imagination. Still I find writers who experienced terrifying shortcomings of life are able to create truly vibrant prose. Andrei Rubanov is a modern Russian author who has both a very adventurous personal history and a vivid imagination.… Read the rest
We often hear about the climate change and the never-ending discussion of it keeps making headlines in the media. There seem to be a consensus amongst climatologists – average atmospheric temperatures have been rising in the past several decades and the Arctic ice cap reducing.… Read the rest
If you have ever been addicted to anything – alcohol, smoking, internet, you name it, you might be interested in a new film called Thanks for Sharing.
The film is focused on sex addiction.… Read the rest
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
Most of our cells are just micrometers in size but they contain millions of molecules, some are small as glucose, others – colossal in size as large proteins and nucleic acids.… Read the rest
The Soviet Union collapsed 22 years ago and we now have the whole generation of writers in Russia thinking about the recent Russian history and trying to understand and portray the Soviet phenomenon in their stories.… Read the rest