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

New Russian Scifi – Future: Immortality and Overpopulation


Forget the Death. (the central motto in the  new Russian scifi novel “Future” by Dmitry Glukhovsky).

Dystopian and post-apocalyptic science fiction has been popular from the very birth day of the genre. Many recent novels of this kind focus on intricate plots, yet an occasional gem goes a notch above and explores some deep themes and ideas and things that may actually happen in the near future.… Read the rest