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

‘Warmth shifts moods’: 2 soothing Serbian poems on loss and longing for the chilly days ahead

‘Warmth shifts moods’: 2 soothing Serbian poems on loss and longing for the chilly days ahead

Join the first ever Romanian-British Literary Festival

Join the first ever Romanian-British Literary Festival

Read Romania’s best contemporary writers in a special issue of literature magazine The Riveter

Read Romania’s best contemporary writers in a special issue of literature magazine The Riveter

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

Bold and intimate: 2 poems by queer and feminist Russian poets

Bold and intimate: 2 poems by queer and feminist Russian poets

Her Word: fresh and entrancing Romanian video-poems by four women writers

Her Word: fresh and entrancing Romanian video-poems by four women writers

6 Ukrainian poems that capture a bold moment in contemporary poetry

6 Ukrainian poems that capture a bold moment in contemporary poetry

Joanna Lillis enters the world of Kazakh ‘returnees’ in an extract from her new book

Joanna Lillis enters the world of Kazakh ‘returnees’ in an extract from her new book

Tomorrow’s Tolstoy: publisher Yelena Shubina on the wait for a great novel about contemporary Russia

Tomorrow’s Tolstoy: publisher Yelena Shubina on the wait for a great novel about contemporary Russia

Part of a Bird: an end of summer poem by Romanian poet Nina Cassian

Part of a Bird: an end of summer poem by Romanian poet Nina Cassian

The Montenegrin political novel: dark thrillers, melodrama, and the decadence of the rich and the powerful

The Montenegrin political novel: dark thrillers, melodrama, and the decadence of the rich and the powerful

6 bittersweet Albanian poems on love and freedom

6 bittersweet Albanian poems on love and freedom

Kolyma Stories: read Varlam Shalamov’s brutally moving fragments of life in Siberia’s gulags

Kolyma Stories: read Varlam Shalamov’s brutally moving fragments of life in Siberia’s gulags

Element 174: lose yourself in this queer sci-fi from Bishkek

Element 174: lose yourself in this queer sci-fi from Bishkek

6 contemporary Georgian poems that embrace life

6 contemporary Georgian poems that embrace life

4 summer poems to make you feel free 

4 summer poems to make you feel free 

8 Eastern European summer love novels to make your heart flutter

8 Eastern European summer love novels to make your heart flutter