Literature

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

Queer poetry and big brass bands: a beginner’s guide to Romania’s Roma culture

Queer poetry and big brass bands: a beginner’s guide to Romania’s Roma culture

Get to know Georgian culture with Gen-Z tunes, arthouse films and dark comedy

Get to know Georgian culture with Gen-Z tunes, arthouse films and dark comedy

In Maria Reva’s Kafkaesque satire, puzzled occupants discover their Soviet tower block doesn’t exist

In Maria Reva’s Kafkaesque satire, puzzled occupants discover their Soviet tower block doesn’t exist

Our list of books, films and songs that champion resilience in times of change

Our list of books, films and songs that champion resilience in times of change

Discover the best Russian art from the new millennium at this festival in Manchester

Discover the best Russian art from the new millennium at this festival in Manchester

Female predators and average dead fathers: a daring Slovak short story collection contemplates contemporary womanhood

Female predators and average dead fathers: a daring Slovak short story collection contemplates contemporary womanhood

These 5 books lay bare what life was really like when communism fell in Eastern Europe

These 5 books lay bare what life was really like when communism fell in Eastern Europe

Beyond borders: journeying into Olga Tokarczuk’s divided homeland on the eve of her Nobel Prize win

Beyond borders: journeying into Olga Tokarczuk’s divided homeland on the eve of her Nobel Prize win

‘I’m a stranger at home and nobody abroad’: in Of Strangers and Bees, Hamid Ismailov captures the ache of emigration 

‘I’m a stranger at home and nobody abroad’: in Of Strangers and Bees, Hamid Ismailov captures the ache of emigration 

‘My father understood the human soul’: remembering the Jewish-Romanian author whose Holocaust stories continue to inspire compassion

‘My father understood the human soul’: remembering the Jewish-Romanian author whose Holocaust stories continue to inspire compassion

Ukrainian dissident Oleg Sentsov pays tribute to his childhood friend in this moving excerpt from his autobiography

Ukrainian dissident Oleg Sentsov pays tribute to his childhood friend in this moving excerpt from his autobiography

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk flies high with Nobel Prize win

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk flies high with Nobel Prize win

Infinite Jest comes to Russia. Why translators finally took on the 'untranslatable' novel

Infinite Jest comes to Russia. Why translators finally took on the ‘untranslatable’ novel

“Flood, deluge, mass psychosis.” How the Soviet Union fell for Erich Maria Remarque

“Flood, deluge, mass psychosis.” How the Soviet Union fell for Erich Maria Remarque

These 9 books will tell you everything you need to know about the New East now

These 9 books will tell you everything you need to know about the New East now

The meteoric rise of Olga Tokarczuk, Poland’s pre-eminent novelist

The meteoric rise of Olga Tokarczuk, Poland’s pre-eminent novelist

Georgi Gospodinov: enter the world of the Bulgarian writer taking on empathy, sorrow and stereotypes

Georgi Gospodinov: enter the world of the Bulgarian writer taking on empathy, sorrow and stereotypes