Books

The books that defined David Bowie’s love of Eastern Europe

The books that defined David Bowie’s love of Eastern Europe

What to read in 2022: 10 books from Eastern Europe to embrace the world more closely

What to read in 2022: 10 books from Eastern Europe to embrace the world more closely

Reclaiming the legacy of Anna Bunina, Russia’s first woman poet

Reclaiming the legacy of Anna Bunina, Russia’s first woman poet

Chekhov on screen: 6 unmissable film adaptations

Chekhov on screen: 6 unmissable film adaptations

‘Here you can listen to the sound of Wi-Fi:’ 2 poems by Latvian poet Elvira Bloma

‘Here you can listen to the sound of Wi-Fi:’ 2 poems by Latvian poet Elvira Bloma

‘No enemies, only survivors:’ Bosnia’s star writer, Faruk Šehić, on rivers, war and a borderless world

‘No enemies, only survivors:’ Bosnia’s star writer, Faruk Šehić, on rivers, war and a borderless world

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

Witty and frank: Wislawa Szymborska’s book How to Start Writing (and When to Stop) | Calvert Reads

Witty and frank: Wislawa Szymborska’s book How to Start Writing (and When to Stop) | Calvert Reads

Miroslav Krleža: where to start with Croatia’s most famous writer

Miroslav Krleža: where to start with Croatia’s most famous writer

’I come to see birth as a shift:‘ 2 poems by Georgian artist Karlo Kacharava

’I come to see birth as a shift:‘ 2 poems by Georgian artist Karlo Kacharava

Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital

Letter from Chernivtsi: Ukraine’s ultimate literary capital

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Olga Tokarczuk: where to start with her literature

Olga Tokarczuk: where to start with her literature

‘The non-digital memory of snow:’ 2 poems by Georgian poet Nene Giorgadze

‘The non-digital memory of snow:’ 2 poems by Georgian poet Nene Giorgadze

‘We shattered along with Yugoslavia:’ writer Saša Stanišić on processing trauma

‘We shattered along with Yugoslavia:’ writer Saša Stanišić on processing trauma

9 radical Polish books to add to your reading list

9 radical Polish books to add to your reading list

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

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

Imre Kertész: where to start with Hungary's Nobel Prize-winning author

Imre Kertész: where to start with Hungary’s Nobel Prize-winning author

Coming alive with skiing: The Accident is an elegant interwar novel on winter love | Calvert Reads

Coming alive with skiing: The Accident is an elegant interwar novel on winter love | Calvert Reads

‘History crams a lesson down your throat:’ a thunderous poem on wartime by Russian poet Polina Barskova

‘History crams a lesson down your throat:’ a thunderous poem on wartime by Russian poet Polina Barskova