Books

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

9 radical Polish books to add to your reading list

9 radical Polish books to add to your reading list

László Krasznahorkai: where to start with his literature

László Krasznahorkai: where to start with his literature

The Union of Synchronised Swimmers by Cristina Sandu dives into the complexities of migration | Calvert Reads

The Union of Synchronised Swimmers by Cristina Sandu dives into the complexities of migration | Calvert Reads

2 poems about migration, love and war by Bosnian poet Goran Simić

2 poems about migration, love and war by Bosnian poet Goran Simić

‘My heart stood still in a distant motel:’ 6 contemporary Polish poems

‘My heart stood still in a distant motel:’ 6 contemporary Polish poems

Memory, migrants, magic: 11 books to look forward to in 2021

Memory, migrants, magic: 11 books to look forward to in 2021

Anton Chekhov: where to start with his literature

Anton Chekhov: where to start with his literature

Hamid Ismailov’s Manaschi is a magnetic novel about the bard-shamans at the heart of Kyrgyzstan’s myths | Calvert Reads

Hamid Ismailov’s Manaschi is a magnetic novel about the bard-shamans at the heart of Kyrgyzstan’s myths | Calvert Reads

‘Like a glass of vodka infected with blood:’ 2 poems by Angela Marinescu, the matriarch of modern Romanian poetry

‘Like a glass of vodka infected with blood:’ 2 poems by Angela Marinescu, the matriarch of modern Romanian poetry

A bookshop in every village: how the late Soviets animated Moldovan rural life with books

A bookshop in every village: how the late Soviets animated Moldovan rural life with books

How one Bulgarian writer created a global mail order community of radical artists

How one Bulgarian writer created a global mail order community of radical artists

‘Maidan was the best time of my life:’ meet Andriy Lyubka, Ukraine’s rising literary star

‘Maidan was the best time of my life:’ meet Andriy Lyubka, Ukraine’s rising literary star

Osip Mandelstam’s ‘Black Earth’ reaps sweetness from the darkest Soviet years | Calvert Reads

Osip Mandelstam’s ‘Black Earth’ reaps sweetness from the darkest Soviet years | Calvert Reads

9 books on the Carpathians, from political satire to mythical tales

9 books on the Carpathians, from political satire to mythical tales

Odesa’s literature museum is a radical tribute to the city’s multicultural, revolutionary history

Odesa’s literature museum is a radical tribute to the city’s multicultural, revolutionary history

This new book captures the history and reality of the black experience in Russia and Europe

This new book captures the history and reality of the black experience in Russia and Europe

11 Romanian authors wrote to jailed writers in Turkey. The first answer came back

11 Romanian authors wrote to jailed writers in Turkey. The first answer came back

‘I slept with my emergency bag near my bed.’ Belarusian author Victor Martinovich on his banned political thrillers

‘I slept with my emergency bag near my bed.’ Belarusian author Victor Martinovich on his banned political thrillers

Bygone Days, the first Uzbek novel, is a political love story set in the colonial past | Calvert Reads

Bygone Days, the first Uzbek novel, is a political love story set in the colonial past | Calvert Reads