Literature
The bridge into the past

The bridge into the past

March 30, 2014 Alexander Terekhov

Alexander Terekhov’s “The Stone Bridge” (Glagoslav Publications) is a whirling novel that collides present times with the grim epoch of Stalin purges

Russian poets in the U.S., no longer in exile

Russian poets in the U.S., no longer in exile

March 27, 2014 Dmitry Ber, special to RBTH

During the Cold War, Russian poets, among them the future Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, emigrated from the Soviet Union and cut all ties with Russia. Today, Russian poets of a new generation are closely engaged with their homeland as never before

Freaks and malcontents of Russia’s youth

Freaks and malcontents of Russia’s youth

March 18, 2014 Zakhar Prilepin

Zakhar Prilepin is one of the few writers who sketches the buzzing atmosphere of detentions and social upheaval with precise detail, as he draws his facts from his own protest experience. RBTH presents a short excerpt from his novel “Sankya”, which will be presented at the London Book Fair

Russian soul in search for God

Russian soul in search for God

March 5, 2014 German Sadulaev

RBTH continues to acquaint you with Russian literature. This time we are publishing the excerpt from German Sadulaev's book 'The Maya Pill,' which will be presented by the author in Read Russia section at the 2014 London Book Fair

Exploring the Russian America that almost was

Exploring the Russian America that almost was

February 25, 2014 Nora FitzGerald, RBTH

Owen Matthews, author of the highly acclaimed memoir “Stalin’s Children,” investigates a swashbuckling lover and adventurer known mostly from the Russian stage

Father Paisii leads the crusade to Italy

Father Paisii leads the crusade to Italy

February 17, 2014 Vladimir Lorchenkov

In his new novel The Good Life Elsewhere Moldovan writer Vladimir Lorchenkov tells the story of a group of villagers and their tragicomic efforts, against all odds and at any cost, to emigrate to Italy for work. All together, at the same time

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