Literature

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

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

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

'The best weapons against dreams': 2 poems on Ceaușescu’s orphans

‘The best weapons against dreams’: 2 poems on Ceaușescu’s orphans

'Home is our pocket with a hole:' émigré writer Yelena Moskovich on the problem of homecoming

‘Home is our pocket with a hole:’ émigré writer Yelena Moskovich on the problem of homecoming

‘How far away love is’: 3 poems from one family of Czech poets

‘How far away love is’: 3 poems from one family of Czech poets

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

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

'I’m not nice anymore': meet the author behind North Macedonia's #MeToo movement

‘I’m not nice anymore’: meet the author behind North Macedonia’s #MeToo movement

Feminist poetry, migration tales and satire: the 10 best Eastern European books of 2020

Feminist poetry, migration tales and satire: the 10 best Eastern European books of 2020

6 contemporary Romanian poems reflect on the little things that give meaning to our lives

6 contemporary Romanian poems reflect on the little things that give meaning to our lives

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

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

The Lost Soul: Olga Tokarczuk’s next work is an illustrated book about finding fulfilment for adults and children

The Lost Soul: Olga Tokarczuk’s next work is an illustrated book about finding fulfilment for adults and children

‘… and somewhere everyday life turned into a miracle.’ 2 poems by Kazakh author Aigerim Tazhi

‘… and somewhere everyday life turned into a miracle.’ 2 poems by Kazakh author Aigerim Tazhi

Young in the 90s: in her debut novel, director Nana Ekvtimishvili explores a decade most Georgians want to forget

Young in the 90s: in her debut novel, director Nana Ekvtimishvili explores a decade most Georgians want to forget

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

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

Dynamic, reflective, provocative: 6 poems to discover contemporary Czech poetry

Dynamic, reflective, provocative: 6 poems to discover contemporary Czech poetry

‘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