Russian Literature

“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

Aetherial Worlds review: Tatyana Tolstaya’s new work is haunted by Russia’s literary lineage

Aetherial Worlds review: Tatyana Tolstaya’s new work is haunted by Russia’s literary lineage

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

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

Catch the latest trailer for this year's must-see Russian film, Dovlatov

Catch the latest trailer for this year’s must-see Russian film, Dovlatov

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

Cultural twists: literary references in Ulyukayev's last words explained

Cultural twists: literary references in Ulyukayev’s last words explained

Douglas Smith wins inaugural Russian non-fiction book prize

Douglas Smith wins inaugural Russian non-fiction book prize

Google and Mosfilm collaborate for The Master and Margarita project

Google and Mosfilm collaborate for The Master and Margarita project

Has your cat got what it takes to star in The Master and Margarita?

Has your cat got what it takes to star in The Master and Margarita?

Horizons: Timur Novikov and Joseph Brodsky in dialogue in London

Horizons: Timur Novikov and Joseph Brodsky in dialogue in London

In bed with Nabokov: a new book explores the strange dreams of a master novelist

In bed with Nabokov: a new book explores the strange dreams of a master novelist

Juvenile offenders turn to Russian literature with gusto

Juvenile offenders turn to Russian literature with gusto

Literary food festival to open in Moscow

Literary food festival to open in Moscow

Marathon televised reading of War and Peace planned for December

Marathon televised reading of War and Peace planned for December

Master and Margarita to get Hollywood treatment

Master and Margarita to get Hollywood treatment

Moscow to mark Bulgakov 125-year anniversary with year-round events

Moscow to mark Bulgakov 125-year anniversary with year-round events

Nabokov, 40 years on: 13 things you probably didn't know about the Lolita novelist

Nabokov, 40 years on: 13 things you probably didn’t know about the Lolita novelist

Off the page: meet the director bringing Russian literature to life onscreen

Off the page: meet the director bringing Russian literature to life onscreen