Russian Literature

Reclaiming the legacy of Anna Bunina, Russia’s first woman poet

Reclaiming the legacy of Anna Bunina, Russia’s first woman poet

‘History crams a lesson down your throat:’ a thunderous poem on wartime by Russian poet Polina Barskova

‘History crams a lesson down your throat:’ a thunderous poem on wartime by Russian poet Polina Barskova

Witty and poignant, Paweł Pawlikowski’s From Moscow to Pietushki is an ode to reading and drinking | Film of the Week

Witty and poignant, Paweł Pawlikowski’s From Moscow to Pietushki is an ode to reading and drinking | Film of the Week

Rediscovering Boris Poplavsky: poet, exile and enfant terrible of Russia’s Silver Age

Rediscovering Boris Poplavsky: poet, exile and enfant terrible of Russia’s Silver Age

How American immigrant literature is empowering Jewish authors to claim their Russian roots

How American immigrant literature is empowering Jewish authors to claim their Russian roots

Anton Chekhov: where to start with his literature

Anton Chekhov: where to start with his literature

Fyodor Dostoevsky: where to start with his literature

Fyodor Dostoevsky: where to start with his literature

Anna Akhmatova: where to start with her literature

Anna Akhmatova: where to start with her literature

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

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

Armenia’s Narine Abgaryan weaves a story of transgenerational trauma amid the folds of fairytale prose

Armenia’s Narine Abgaryan weaves a story of transgenerational trauma amid the folds of fairytale prose

France à la russe: a cosmopolitan guide to Russian Paris

France à la russe: a cosmopolitan guide to Russian Paris

St Petersburg’s Pushkin theme park will bring Russia's greatest fairytales to life

St Petersburg’s Pushkin theme park will bring Russia’s greatest fairytales to life

Baz Luhrmann to direct new Master and Margarita movie

Baz Luhrmann to direct new Master and Margarita movie

Journey back in time with these whimsical children’s poetry books from the Soviet Union

Journey back in time with these whimsical children’s poetry books from the Soviet Union

101 kilometres from Moscow, a writer-doctor lays bare the contradictions and intrigue of Russian life

101 kilometres from Moscow, a writer-doctor lays bare the contradictions and intrigue of Russian life

“Learn to live with it, even forgive.” Russia’s bestselling author Guzel Yakhina on the traumas of Soviet history

“Learn to live with it, even forgive.” Russia’s bestselling author Guzel Yakhina on the traumas of Soviet history

Yevgeny Vodolazkin: Russia’s prize-winning novelist on Orthodoxy, death and playing with time

Yevgeny Vodolazkin: Russia’s prize-winning novelist on Orthodoxy, death and playing with time

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