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RBTH staff
The editors at RBTH asked colleagues to select a well-thumbed favorite book, the one that made them feel at home in Russia. When we saw the warm-hearted responses we decided to make this a regular blog. Enjoy, and clear a book shelf for some great, new work. And, of course, share your favourite Russian book with us!
Discovering St. Petersburg through the eyes of Dostoevsky

Discovering St. Petersburg through the eyes of Dostoevsky

June 21, 2013 Ajay Kamalakaran

Ajay Kamalakaran, RBTH Deputy Editor for “Russia and India Business Report,” shares his never-ending voyage to understand the Russian soul that inspired his first pilgrimage to Russia’s most beautiful city on the Baltic Sea

Depicting the Gulag reality

Depicting the Gulag reality

April 22, 2013 Ricardo Marquina

Ricardo Marquina Montanana, RBTH Correspondent, prefers Shalamov's stories about the Soviet camps to those by Solzhenitsyn

Russian literature under the skin

Russian literature under the skin

April 18, 2013 Santi Pueyo

Santiago Pueyo, RBTH editor, recalls reading his first Russian books: "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky and "Mother" by Maxim Gorky

Reading Zamyatin beyond dystopia

Reading Zamyatin beyond dystopia

April 11, 2013 Ilaria Parogni

Ilaria Parogni, RBTH Director of Social Media and Community Engagement, is impressed by the women of “We”

Tales from the Urals

Tales from the Urals

April 6, 2013 Nikola Lečić

Nikola Lečić, RBTH Guest Editor, speaks about "The Malachite Casket" by Pavel Bazhov

Editor's choice: 100 words about a book

Editor's choice: 100 words about a book

April 4, 2013 Lara McCoy Roslof

Lara McCoy, RBTH Managing Editor, talks about "The Dream Life of Sukhanov" by Olga Grushin – and launches a new blog for book addicts

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