Literature
The final days of Russian writers: Osip Mandelstam

The final days of Russian writers: Osip Mandelstam

July 16, 2014 Yolanda Delgado, special to RBTH

Mandelstam, one of the greatest poets of the Silver Age, lived and wrote without buckling to the pressure to conform. He died like thousands of his oppressed countrymen – of exhaustion and heart failure in a Siberian camp

Writers and their wives: Together in love, work and legacy

Writers and their wives: Together in love, work and legacy

July 7, 2014 Georgy Manaev, RBTH

Behind every great man, there is a great woman, so the saying goes – and the same is true of Russian writers. Nadezhda Mandelstam, Elena Bulgakov and Marina Malich, the wife of Daniil Kharms, supported their larger-than-life husbands even during the hardest of times

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A tasty bite of Russian literature

May 22, 2014

On May 25, an exceptional book-and-food festival “Food for Thought” is held in Moscow. Take a bite of some favorite dishes of famous writers, from Gogol to Emily Dickinson

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