Louis Train reviews Evgeny Grishkovets's novel The Hemingway Game.
Amanda Sonesson reviews Sergei Lebedev's latest novel, The Goose Fritz, a story about "how the difference between life and death can lie in the specific order of a bunch of letters."
In Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg (Stanford University Press), Sarah Wobick-Segev compares the experiences of the Jewish populations [...]
Just a week before the seriousness of the ongoing pandemic really hit, when it was still possible – though a bit complicated – to travel between countries, I found myself in a hotel [...]
Vladimir Putin, the man, is shrouded in secret, despite the fact that Vladimir Putin, the president, maintains an extraordinarily public profile. What we know about Putin’s biography could barely [...]
Joseph Stalin left behind a bloody legacy. Countless millions of Soviet citizens met their end as a result of his policies. For some, this meant whittling away their foreseeable future in a [...]
Angela Stent’s previous book, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian relations in the twenty-first century, became the definitive source on U.S.-Russia relations the moment it was published, in [...]
Eva Modebadze on the present and future prospects of Russia-China partnership.