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  • The Leningrad Blockade, 1941-1944 by Richard Bidlack
    The Leningrad Blockade, 1941-1944 (English, Paperback) Richard Bidlack, Nikita Lomagin

    Based largely on formerly top-secret Soviet archival documents (including 66 reproduced documents and 70 illustrations), this book portrays the inner workings of the communist party and secret police during Germany's horrific 1941-44 siege of Leningrad, during which close to one million citizens perished.

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  • Horsemen Of The Sands by Marian Schwartz
    Horsemen Of The Sands (English, Paperback) Marian Schwartz

    Two novellas from one of the most exciting writers in contemporary Russia....

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  • Black Square by Aleksandra Shatskikh
    Black Square (English, Hardback) Aleksandra Shatskikh

    An in-depth exploration of Malevich's pivotal painting, its context and its significance

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  • High Society Dinners by Yuri Lotman
    High Society Dinners (English, Hardback) Yuri Lotman, Jelena Pogosjan

    High Society Dinners offers extraordinary insight into the domestic arrangements of the Russian aristocracy, presenting nine months' worth of menus served in St Petersburg to the guests of Petr Durnovo (1835 - 1918), Adjutant-General of the Tsar's Imperial Suite, part of an important late-19th-century dynasty that included ministers...

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  • Soviet Culture and Power by Katerina Clark
    Soviet Culture and Power (English, Hardback) Katerina Clark

    Leaders of the Soviet Union, Stalin chief among them, well understood the power of art, and their response was to attempt to control and direct it in every way possible. This book examines Soviet cultural politics from the Revolution to Stalin's death in 1953. It reflects the progression of Party control in the arts.

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  • Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov
    Oblomov (English, Paperback) Ivan Goncharov

    Set at the beginning of the nineteenth century, when idleness was still looked upon by Russia's serf-owning rural gentry as a plausible and worthy goal, Ivan Goncharov's "Oblomov" follows the travails of an unlikely hero, a young aristocrat incapable of making a decision. This title presents the translation the novel.

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  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Anna Karenina (English, Hardback) Leo Tolstoy

    Publication of this exacting new translation of Tolstoy's great Anna signifies a literary event of the first magnitude

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  • Calligraphy Lesson by Mikhail Shishkin
    Calligraphy Lesson (English, Paperback) Mikhail Shishkin

    The first short story collection by the greatest contemporary Russian writer, Mikhail Shishkin, spanning his entire writing career, 1993-2013.

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  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Anna Karenina (English, Paperback) Leo Tolstoy

    Presents the classic nineteenth-century Russian novel in which a young woman is destroyed when she attempts to live outside the moral law of her society.

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  • The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories by Nina Berberova
    The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    The greatest collection by one of the great Russian writers is now back in print. First published in Europe in the 1930s and '40s, these searing, evocative stories by the late emigre writer Nina Berberova (1901-1993) are portraits of the lives of Russian exiles in Paris on the eve of World War II. The protagonists range from housekeepers and waiters to shabby-genteel aristocrats and...

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  • Walpurgis Night, or the Steps of the Commander by Venedikt Erofeev
    Walpurgis Night, or the Steps of the Commander (English, Paperback) Venedikt Erofeev

    The first major English translation of a masterful seriocomic theatrical work by one of the most prominent writers of the Soviet epoch

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  • White Guard by Mikhail Bulgakov
    White Guard (English, Paperback) Mikhail Bulgakov, Marian Schwartz

    Alexei, Elena, and Nikolka Turbin, adult siblings who have just lost their mother, find themselves plunged into the chaotic civil war that erupted in the wake of World War I and the Russian Revolution. In the context of this family's saga, the author recreates the experience of battles, and also the long pauses that come before and after.

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  • Thirst by Andrei Gelasimov
    Thirst (English, Paperback) Andrei Gelasimov

    Masterfully translated from its original Russian by award-winning translator Marian Schwartz, Thirst tells the story of 20-year-old Chechen war veteran, Kostya. Maimed beyond recognition by a tank explosion, Kostya spends weeks on end locked inside his apartment, his sole companion the vodka bottles spilling from the refrigerator. But soon Kostya's comfortable, if dysfunctional, cocoon is torn...

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  • Voices of Revolution, 1917 by Mark D. Steinberg
    Voices of Revolution, 1917 (English, Paperback) Mark D. Steinberg

    Including letters from individuals to newspapers, institutions or leaders, this collection gives voice to the experiences, thoughts and feelings of ordinary Russian people - workers, peasants, soldiers - as expressed in their own words during the vast upheavals of 1917.

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  • The Man Who Couldn't Die by Marian Schwartz
    The Man Who Couldn't Die (English, Hardback) Olga Slavnikova

    In the chaos of early 199s Russia, a paralyzed veteran's wife and stepdaughter conceal the Soviet Union's collapse from him in order to keep him--and his pension--alive, until it turns out the tough old man has other plans. Olga Slavnikova's The Man Who Couldn't Die is an instant classic of post-Soviet Russian literature.

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  • The Man Who Couldn't Die by Marian Schwartz
    The Man Who Couldn't Die (English, Paperback) Olga Slavnikova

    In the chaos of early 199s Russia, a paralyzed veteran's wife and stepdaughter conceal the Soviet Union's collapse from him in order to keep him--and his pension--alive, until it turns out the tough old man has other plans. Olga Slavnikova's The Man Who Couldn't Die is an instant classic of post-Soviet Russian literature.

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  • The Accompanist by Nina Berberova
    The Accompanist (Multiple languages, Paperback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    Doomed to living in her mentor's shadow, Sonechka, a talented but mousy young pianist employed by a beautiful soprano and her devoted, bourgeois husband, secretly schemes to expose infidelities.

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