Books

A new childhood: Soviet picture books in UK first

A new childhood: Soviet picture books in UK first

Balkan literature: the best contemporary fiction to add to your reading list

Balkan literature: the best contemporary fiction to add to your reading list

Best of 2017: our pick of the top movies, literature and music this year

Best of 2017: our pick of the top movies, literature and music this year

Book of diaries from the Leningrad Siege wins 2018 Pushkin House prize

Book of diaries from the Leningrad Siege wins 2018 Pushkin House prize

Calvert 22 to host the launch of Red Africa: Affective Communities and the Cold War

Calvert 22 to host the launch of Red Africa: Affective Communities and the Cold War

Check out Lake Baikal’s 200-tonne Ice Library of Wonders

Check out Lake Baikal’s 200-tonne Ice Library of Wonders

Great expectations: Russia's best new independent bookshops

Great expectations: Russia’s best new independent bookshops

Iconic Alvar Aalto library opens after two-year revamp

Iconic Alvar Aalto library opens after two-year revamp

Pussy Riot’s Tolokonnikova to release book on activism

Pussy Riot’s Tolokonnikova to release book on activism

Remembering Croatia's oldest bookstore

Remembering Croatia’s oldest bookstore

Second life: a new chapter for Moscow's revamped libraries

Second life: a new chapter for Moscow’s revamped libraries

Shelf life: 29 beautiful photo books from the new east

Shelf life: 29 beautiful photo books from the new east

Solzhenitsyn's "life's mission" on the Revolution to be released in English

Solzhenitsyn’s “life’s mission” on the Revolution to be released in English