Books

How Slovene author and adventurer Alma Karlin travelled solo across the globe — and fought the Nazis

How Slovene author and adventurer Alma Karlin travelled solo across the globe — and fought the Nazis

Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital

Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital

‘Fear of wrongful conviction:’ 2 poems by Latvian poet Jelena Glazova

‘Fear of wrongful conviction:’ 2 poems by Latvian poet Jelena Glazova

Rediscovering Boris Poplavsky: poet, exile and enfant terrible of Russia’s Silver Age

Rediscovering Boris Poplavsky: poet, exile and enfant terrible of Russia’s Silver Age

Wisława Szymborska: where to start with her literature

Wisława Szymborska: where to start with her literature

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

‘What are our poets smiling at?’ 2 poems by Slovenian poet Aleš Šteger

‘What are our poets smiling at?’ 2 poems by Slovenian poet Aleš Šteger

'Your hands are scissors that cut through my dream:’ an erotic poem by Czech surrealist Vítězslav Nezval

‘Your hands are scissors that cut through my dream:’ an erotic poem by Czech surrealist Vítězslav Nezval

How American immigrant literature is empowering Jewish authors to claim their Russian roots

How American immigrant literature is empowering Jewish authors to claim their Russian roots

‘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

Ivo Andrić: where to start with his literature

Ivo Andrić: where to start with his literature

Dancing for Stalin: the harrowing story of a ballerina who survived the gulag | Calvert Reads

Dancing for Stalin: the harrowing story of a ballerina who survived the gulag | Calvert Reads

Andrei Platonov: where to start with his literature

Andrei Platonov: where to start with his literature

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

7 contemporary Czech novels everyone should read

7 contemporary Czech novels everyone should read

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