Literature

‘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

“Book losing” event to take place across Hungary this weekend

“Book losing” event to take place across Hungary this weekend

“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

24 hour Chekhov readings have begun

24 hour Chekhov readings have begun

A book for the road: Moscow train stations get electronic libraries

A book for the road: Moscow train stations get electronic libraries

Abkhaz writer Fazil Iskander dies

Abkhaz writer Fazil Iskander dies

Anticipating doom: what can László Krasznahorkai's novels tell us about the refugee crisis?

Anticipating doom: what can László Krasznahorkai’s novels tell us about the refugee crisis?

Bearing witness: why you should read Svetlana Alexievich

Bearing witness: why you should read Svetlana Alexievich

Belarusian Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich among contenders for top UK nonfiction award

Belarusian Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich among contenders for top UK nonfiction award

Belarusian writer wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Belarusian writer wins Nobel Prize for Literature

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

Blurred lines: Russian literature and cultural diversity in Ukraine

Blurred lines: Russian literature and cultural diversity in Ukraine

Book lovers best off in Slovakia

Book lovers best off in Slovakia

Boris Akunin: the evolution of Russia’s dissident detective novelist into a master historian

Boris Akunin: the evolution of Russia’s dissident detective novelist into a master historian

British cat launches new Shakespeare-themed train in Moscow

British cat launches new Shakespeare-themed train in Moscow

By the book: reflections on an Indian childhood reading Soviet hardbacks

By the book: reflections on an Indian childhood reading Soviet hardbacks

Calling all bookworms: Little Free Libraries launch in Armenia

Calling all bookworms: Little Free Libraries launch in Armenia