Glas New Russian Writing

SELECTED CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN FICTION
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FICTION

  • ALEXANDROVA-ZORINA, Liza, The Little Man, tr. Melanie Moore, #60
  • ALEXIYEVICH, Svetlana, Landscape of Loneliness: Three Voices, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #30, p.7
  • AKSYONOV, Vassily, Palmer's First Flight; Palmer's Second Flight, tr. Alla Zbinovsky, #38, p.73
  • ALESHKOVSKY, Peter, Skunk: a Life, tr. Arch Tait, #15
  • ARBATOVA, Maria, My Last Letter to A., tr. by Richard Cook, #40, p. 322; Equation with Two Knowns, tr. Melissa Smith, #13, p.8; My Teachers, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #13, p.49; My Name Is Woman, tr. Kathleen Cook, #30, p.43
  • ASTAFIEV, Victor, The Cursed and the Slain (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait & Martin Dewhirst, #7, p.18
  • BABIASHKINA, Anna, An Almost English Detective Story, tr. Muireann Maguire, p.171, #55; Before I Croak, tr. Muireann Maguire, #58
  • BABCHENKO, Arkady, Argun, tr. by Nick Allen, #40, p.13
  • BEILIS, Victor, Breakfast Alfresco, tr. James Escomb & Arch Tait, #6, p.102
  • BITOV, Andrei, Zip; Friday, Evening, tr. Susan Brownsberger, #16, p.8
  • BOGATYREVA, Irina, Off the Beaten Track, tr. Arch Tait, p.79, #52; Universum, p.7, Seizure, p.35, tr. Arch Tait, #55
  • BULGAKOV, Mikhail, To a Secret Friend, tr. Kate Cook, #5, p.30
  • BUIDA, Yuri, Eve Eve, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #7, p.214; Don Domino (excerpt), tr. Martin Koffer, #10, p.45
  • BUTOV, Denis, Five Days of War, p.74; How Dreams Don't Come True, p. 83, tr. by Ben Hooson, #40
  • BYKOV, Dmitry, Christ's Coming, p.140; Jewhad, p.157, tr. by Francis Greene, #40
  • BYKOV, Vasil, The Manhunt, tr. Rachel Polonsky, #37, p.11
  • CHERCHESOV, Alan, Requiem for the Living, tr. Subhi Shervellk, #36, pp.300
  • CHIKARNEEVA, Victoria, I Only Wanted to Live, p.64, The Pipe, p.96, tr. Anne Marie Jackson, #55
  • The Diary of a Soviet Schoolgirl: 1932 -37, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #32, pp.244
  • DOLINYAK, Igor, The Third World (excerpt), tr. John Dewey, #10, p.81
  • DOROSHEVICH, Vlas, What the Emperor Cannot Do, tr. Rowen Glie & John Dewey, #53, pp. 180; Three Chinese Tales, tr. John Dewey, #14, p.168
  • EPPEL, Asar, The Grassy Street, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #18, pp.192
  • FILATOVA, Marina, If I Were a Man..., tr. Andrew Bromfield, #3, p.21
  • FYODOROV, Evgeny, The Odyssey, (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait, #11, p.193
  • GABRIELIAN, Nina, Master of the Grass, long and short stories, tr. Kathleen Cook, Joanne Turnbull, Jean MacKenzie, #33 (Happiness; The Lilac Dressing Gown)
  • GALPERIN, Yuri, Simply a Story; In This Life; The Sergeant Major, tr. Frank Williams, #10, p.180
  • GALINA, Maria, Iramifications, #43, tr. by Amanda Love Darragh, pp.368; The End of Summer, tr. by Andrew Bromfield, #40, p. 247
  • GANDLEVSKY, Sergei, Opening the Skull (excerpt), tr. Tom Birchenough, #16, p.207
  • GANEEVA, Alisa, Salam, Dalgat!, tr. Nicholas Allen, p.87, #47
  • GAREYEV, Zufar, When Other Birds Call, tr. Rachel Osorio, #1, p.156; Facsimile Summer, #4, p.52; The Park (excerpt), tr. Andrew Bromfield, #7, p.83; Alexander Petrovich's Allergy (excerpt), tr. Joanne Turnbull, #7, p.89; The Holidays, tr. Arch Tait, #16, p.68
  • GAVRILOV, Anatoli, Very Short Stories, tr. Vera Liber, #7, p.176
  • GER, Ergali, Electric Liza, tr. Bob Greenall, #8, p.148
  • GENIS, Alexander, Red Bread, collected essays, #24
  • GLEBOVA, Irina,What Happened to the Engineer, p.216, The Voice of Conscience, p.222, tr. Carol Yermakova, #47
  • GLINKA, Elena, Kolyma Streetcar, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #3, p.213; The Hold, tr. Natalie Roy, #34, p.111
  • GORENSTEIN, Friedrich, Bag in Hand, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #38, p.233
  • GORLANOVA, Nina, How Lake Jolly Came About, tr. Jane Chamberlain, #30, p.67
  • GOSTEVA, Anastasia, Closed Americas, tr. Subhi Sherwell, #30, p.91
  • GRITSENKO, Alexander, Dreams” Cycle, p.151, The Flies, p.162, tr. Lisa Hayden Espenschade, #47
  • GROSSMAN, Vassili, The Commissar, tr. James Escombe, #38, p.213
  • KABAKOV, Alexander, A Girl with a Book, a Boy with a Globe, Stars, Ears of Grain and Flags; Love Me, Love Me Not, #14, p.102, tr. Alla Zbinovsky
  • KHARITONOV, Mark, Ahasuerus, tr. Arch Tait, #10, p.6
  • KHARITONOV, Yevgeny, Teardrops on the Flowers, tr. Arch Tait, #4, p.66
  • KHARMS, Daniil, A Letter & Other Stories, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #2, p.123
  • KHASAVOV, Arslan, Braguny Story, p.175, Another Chance at Fame, p.181, tr. Ben Hooson, #47; Sense, tr. Arch Tait, #54
  • KLEKH, Igor, The Foreigner, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #7, p.196
  • KLIMONTOVICH, Nikolai, The Road to Rome, tr. Frank Williams, #35, 270 p.; Soft Jazz, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #10, p.170; Viola, tr. Frank Williams, #14, p.122
  • KLIMOVA, Ksenia, A Marriage of Convenience, tr. Raissa Bobrova, #38, p.280
  • KLYUKINA, Polina, Free, p.125, Dimwit, p.129, Apples, p.140, tr. Anne O. Fisher, #47
  • KOSTIN, Pavel, Rooftop Anesthesia, tr. Andrew Bromfield, p.183, #49
  • KRZHIZHANOVSKY, Sigizmund, Seven Stories, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #39, pp.208
  • KRUZHKOV, Grigory, Guillaume the Gnome and the Moon Kitten, tr. Kate Cook, #14, p.184
  • KULAKOVA, Marina, Alive Again, tr. by Lucy Watts, #40, p.338
  • KUPRYASHINA, Sophia, Dreamless, #7, p.205; The Murderer, #7, p.209, tr. Joanne Turnbull
  • KUZECHKIN, Andrei, Mendeleev Rock, tr. Andrew Bromfield, p.7, #49
  • KUZEMKO, Vladimir, After the Blast, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #34, p.209
  • LATYNIN, Leonid, The Face-Maker and the Muse, The Lair p.19; Sleeper at Harvest Time (excerpt), #1, p.118, tr. Andrew Bromfield; Stavr and Sarah (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait, The Lair, p.275; The Lair, tr. Kate Cook, The Lair, p.288; Poems The Lair p.314
  • LATYNINA, Julia, Niyazbek, tr. by Andrew Bromfield, #40, p.183
  • LAVRINENKO, Anna, Tales of the Old Theatre, tr. Amanda Love Darragh, p.106, #55; Yaroslavl Stories, tr. Christopher Tauchen & Amanda Love Darragh, #62
  • LETTS, Yuna, The Sandbank, p.203, The Missions Exchange, p.208, The Little Flower from the Hollow, p.211, tr. Muireann Maguire, #47
  • LEVITIN, Mikhail, A Jewish God in Paris, tr. Amanda Love Darragh, #45, 200 p.; Total Impropriety (excerpt), tr. Steve Holland, #10, p.67
  • LIPKIN, Semyon, A Resident Remembers, (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait, #7, p.43
  • LUKYANOV, Aleksei, High Pressure, tr. Marian Schwartz, p.12, #47
  • MAKANIN, Vladimir, The Captive of the Caucasus, #38, p.11, tr. Arch Tait; Baized-covered Table with Decanter (excerpt), #7, p.6; Klyucharyov and Alimushkin, #4, p.88; The Safety-valve, #8, p.46, tr. Michael Falchikov
  • MANDELSTAM, Osip, The Fourth Prose (excerpt), tr. David Gillespie, #5, p.142; Cold Summer, #5, p.144; Mikhoels, #6, p.136, tr. Sonja Franeta
  • MARIENGOF, Anatoly, Cynics, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #1, p.8; A Novel Without Lies, tr. Jose Alaniz, #23
  • MAZEPINA, Tatiana, Traveling to Paradise, tr. Ainsley Morse & Mihaela Pacurar, p.226, #52
  • MILLER, Larissa, Dim and Distant Days, tr. Kathleen Cook & Natalie Roy, #25; A Childhood in Post-war Moscow, tr. Ivan Chulaki, #3, p.178; Home Address (excerpt), tr. Raissa Bobrova, #6, p.139; Springtime in Broad Daylight, tr. Jose Alaniz, #13, p.216
  • MILOSLAVSKY, Yuri, Urban Sketches, tr. Garry Kern & Michael Makin, #2, p.149; On Exile, #4, p.163; The Death of Manon, tr. David Lapeza & Tomislav Longinovic, #4, p.154
  • MURAVYOVA, Irina, The Nomadic Soul; Lala, Natasha, Toma; Philemon and Baucis, #22; In Kropotkinskaya Street; The Forgotten Woman, #13, p.144, tr. John Dewey
  • NEMIROVSKAYA, Julia, The Garage; Insight, tr. Marian Schwartz, #16, p.182
  • NIKOLAYEV, Misha, Orphanage, tr. Robert Chandler, #16, p.166
  • OKUDZHAVA, Bulat, The Show is Over (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait, #10, p.27
  • OSOKIN, Denis, Angels & Revolution: Vyatka 1923, tr. Anna Gunin, #47
  • PALEI, Marina, The Bloody Women's Ward, tr. Arch Tait, #3, p.74
  • PAVLOV, Oleg, An Official Tale, tr. Alla Zbinovsky, #11, p.183
  • PELEVIN, Victor, The Blue Lantern, #4, p.14; The View from The Window, #4, p.44; Omon Ra (excerpt), #7, p.58, tr. Andrew Bromfield; Tarzanka, tr. Jean MacKenzie, #7, p.66; The Tambourine for the Upper World, tr. James Escombe, #38, p.53; Middle-game, #4, p.25; The Black Bagel, #14, p.82, tr. Arch Tait
  • PETRUSHEVSKAYA, Ludmila, Fairy Tales for Grownup Children, tr. Jane Taubman, #13, p.188; Waterloo Bridge, tr. Sally Laird, #30, p.112; The House With a Fountain, tr. Ellen Pinchuk, #30, p.122
  • PLATONOV, Andrey, Chevengur (three chapters), p.13; The Foundation Pit (two excerpts), p.89; Fourteen Little Red Huts, play, p.109; Among Animals and Plants, p.179; No-Arms, p.219; Wool Over the Eyes, p.233; #20; Nikita, #16, p.23, tr. Robert Chandler; Platonov's Auto-da-fe, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #34, p.41
  • POKROVSKY, Alexander, Subs, Subs, Subs..., tr. Tony Perry, #34, p.133; Sea Stories, #42, tr. Noah Birksted-Breen
  • POLIANSKAYA, Irina, The Pure Zone, tr.Rachel Osorio & Joanne Turnbull, #13, p.168
  • POMERANTSEV, Igor, Sobs in Corners, #6, p.76; A Little About You Yosip, #6, p.84, tr. Frank Williams
  • POPOV, Evgeni, Pork Kebabs, tr. Rachel Osorio, #38, p.257
  • PRISTAVKIN, Anatoly, Kukushkin Kids or the Cuckoos, tr. Clive Liddiard, #16, p.134
  • PUCHKOV, Victor, The Sugar Disease, tr. Jose Alaniz, p.240, #47
  • PULINOVICH, Yaroslava, Natasha’s Dream, tr. Noah Birksted-Breen, p.45, #55; The Phoenix Always Returns, tr. Lisa Hayden, p.7, #61
  • RAZGON, Lev, The President's Wife, tr. Arch Tait & Rachel Osorio, #4, p.170
  • RIMSHA, Olga, Still Water, tr. Dora O’Brien, p.196, #55; Black Room: Phantom People, tr. Lisa Hayden, p.81, #61
  • RONSHIN, Valery, Living a Life, Absurd Tales, tr. Jose Alaniz, Joanne Turnbull, Kathleen Cook, Edmund Glentworth, Sofi Cook, John Dewey, #29, 208 p.; We All Died a Long Time Ago..., tr. John Dewey, #7, p.149
  • RUBINA, Dina, On Upper Maslovka, tr. Marian Schwartz, #13, p.110
  • RUBINSTEIN, Lev, Here I Am, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #27, 192 p.
  • RYBAKOV, Vyacheslav, Hassle, tr. Robert Greenall, #38, p.129
  • RYBAKOVA, Maria, A Sting in the Flesh, tr. by Andrew Bromfield, #40, p.276
  • SADUR, Nina, Witch's Tears, tr. Alexander Maidan, #3, p.54; Irons and Diamonds, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #6, p.38
  • SAPGIR, Genrikh, Very Short Stories, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #14, p.8
  • SAVELYEV, Igor, Modern-Day Pastoral, tr. Amanda Love Darragh, p.47, #47; The Pale City, tr. Amanda Love Darragh, p.7, #52; Mission to Mars, tr. Amanda Love Darragh, #59
  • SCHERBAKOVA, Galina, The Three Loves of Masha Peredreeva, tr. Rachel Osorio, #3, p.94
  • SELIN, Alexander, The New Romantic, tr. Richard Cook, #31, 160 p.
  • SENCHIN, Roman, Minus, tr. Arch Tait, #44, 240 p.; 24 Hours, tr. by Arch Tait, #40, p.91
  • SHARAPOVA, Margarita, ComFuture, tr. Jose Alaniz, #30, p.131
  • SHARYPOV, Alexander, The Bedbugs; The Pants, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #7, p.187
  • SERGEEV, Andrei, Stamp Album, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #28, 240 p.
  • SHATUNOVSKY, Mark, The Discrete Continuity of Love, tr. Patrick Henry, #11, p.152
  • SHTERN, Ludmila, The Russian Blues, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #14, p.136
  • SINYAVSKY, Andrei, Ivan the Fool, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #41, 460 pp.
  • SLAPOVSKY, Alexei, He Says, She Says, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #7, p.113; This Isn't Me (excerpt), #7, p.94; The First Second Coming (excerpt), #10, p.97, tr. Arch Tait
  • SLAVNIKOVA, Olga, The Secret of the Unread Note, tr. by Andrew Bromfield, #40, p. 237; Krylov's Childhood, tr. Marian Schwartz, #30, p.175
  • SMIRNOVA, Natalia, The Women and the Shoemakers, #30, p.212; Nina, #30, p.222, tr. Kathleen Cook
  • SNEGIREV, Alexander, Petroleum Venus, tr. Arch Tait, #56
  • SOROKIN, Vladimir, A Business Proposition; Four Stout Hearts (excerpt), tr. Jamey Gambrell, #2, p.9
  • STEPANYCHEVA, Ksenia, Kidnapping, tr. Lisa Hayden, p.172, #61
  • TASK, Sergei, S.O.B., #8, p.94; Four Knights Opening, #8, p.101, tr. Marian Schwartz
  • TEREKHOV, Alexander, Army Stories, tr. Ben Hooson, #42; Charon, #2, p.167; Buddy. An Ironical Diary (excerpt), tr. Vera Liber, #2, p.173; The Rat-killer (excerpt), #38, p.111, tr. Andrew Bromfield; Communal Living, tr. Sandra Stott, #38, p.284; Pitch Black Void, tr. Nathan Longan, #4, p.191; Happiness, tr. Martin Koffer, #11, p. 139
  • ULITSKAYA, Ludmila, Sonechka; Bronka; The Daughter of Bokhara, #17, tr. Arch Tait; Women's Lies, tr. Arch Tait, #30, p.237; The Foundling, tr. Alla Zbinovsky, #16, p.36; Barley Soup, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #6, p.65; March 1953, tr. Arch Tait, #6, p.50
  • VACHEDIN, Dmitry, Snow German, tr. Arch Tait, #57
  • VASILENKO, Svetlana, Shamara, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #3, p.26
  • VASILYEVA, Ekaterina, Out There, Beyond Lake Ladoga, tr. Lisa Hayden, p.53, #61
  • VLADIMOV, Georgy, A General and His Army (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait, #38, p.193
  • VOLOS, Andrei, Hurramabad, tr. Arch Tait, #26, 240 p.
  • YAMPOLSKY, Boris, A Crowded Place, tr. Gordon Clough, #38, p.276; The Old Arbat, tr. John Dewey, #37, p.113; Confession of a Soviet Writer, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #34, p.91
  • YARKEVICH, Igor, How I Shit My Pants, #2, p.51; How I Didn't Get Raped, #2, p.68; Provisional Government, #8, p.211, tr. Andrew Bromfield
  • YERMAKOV, Oleg, The Sign of the Beast (excerpt), tr. Arch Tait, #7, p.29
  • YELAGINA, Olga, The Second Letter, p.273, Syitar, p.275, Basya, p.287, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #47
  • YEROFEEV, Victor, De Profundis, #2, p.97; Cheekbone, A Nose and a Gully, #2, p.105, tr. Andrew Bromfield
  • ZHUKOVA, Ksenia, Twenty Letters from the Twentieth, tr. John Dewey, p.141, #55
  • ZINIK, Zinovy, Mea Culpa, tr. Frank Williams, #4, p.138; The Moth, tr. Bernard Meares, #11, p.88
  • ZOBERN, Oleg, Silent Jericho, tr. Leo Shtutin, p.189, #47
  • ZOSCHENKO, Mikhail, Youth Regained (excerpt), tr. I.R. Titunik, #8, p.218
  • ZVEREV, Ilya, Sedov's Defense, tr. Sofi Cook, #34, p.8


POETRY

  • AIZENBERG, Mikhail, tr. Jim Kates, #1, p.249
  • ARSENYEV, Gleb, tr. Thomas Epstein, #4, p.211
  • GANDLEVSKY, Sergei, tr. Philip Metres, #16, p.200
  • ISKRENKO, Nina, tr. John High, Katya Olmsted, Andrew Bromfield, David Siefkin, #3, p.151
  • MANDELSTAM, Osip, tr. Eric Guth, #5
  • MARK, Grigory, tr. Daniel Weissbort, Kathy Young, Jim Kates, #10, p.198
  • MILLER, Larissa, tr. Michael Pursglove, #3, p.208; tr. Wendy Rosslin, #13, p.223
  • PRIGOV, Dmitry, tr. Alexander Lehrman, Sally Laird, #8, p.174
  • REIN, Evgeny, tr. Eric Guth, #6, p.171
  • SAPGIR, Genrikh, Psalms, tr. Jim Kates, #10, p. 201
  • SCHERBINA, Tatyana, tr. Jim Kates, #1, p.237
  • SCHWARTZ, Elena, tr. Michael Molnar, Thomas Epstein, #3, p.163
  • SHATUNOVSKY, Mark, tr. Jonn High & Patrick Henry, #11, p. 163
  • SEDAKOVA, Olga, tr. Catriona Kelley & Peter Henry & Andrew Wachtell, #4, p.221
  • SINELNIKOV, Mikhail, tr. Eric Guth, #6, p.175
  • SLUTSKY, Boris, Things That Happened, collection of poetry, tr. Gerald Smith, #19, 314pp.
  • STRATANOVSKY, Sergei, tr. Jim Kates, #6, p.162
  • TASK, Sergei, Per Somnia, tr. David Siefkin, #2, p.237
  • TSVETAEVA, Marina, tr. Alex Miller, #4, p.205


NON-FICTION

  • AGRANOVSKY, Valery, Reminiscences of a Journalist Dynasty, #37, p.265
  • ANNINSKY, Lev, The Wandering Jew, tr. Tom Craighton, #6, p.127; Some Comments on the Booker Short List,tr. Arch Tait, #10, p.125; Confessions of the Sixties Generation, #37, p.262
  • Berberova and Khodasevich by Tom Birchenough, #8, p.190
  • BERDY, Michele, The Russian Word’s Worth, #48, pp.500
  • BULGAKOVA, Elena, The Diaries of Elena Sergeyevna (excerpt), tr. James Escombe, #5, p.77
  • GULYGA, Arseni, The Anguish of Being Russian, tr. Arch Tait, #6, p.184
  • IVANOV, Vyacheslav, The Russian Novel in 1992/3, tr. Arch Tait, #7, p.224
  • LATYNINA, Alla, The Literary Prize and the Literary Process, #4, p.228
  • LATYNINA, Julia, Waiting For The Golden Age, tr. Bob Greenall, #3, p.222
  • LESKOV, Nikolai, The Jew in Russia, tr. Sergei Roy, #6, p.149
  • MANDELSTAM, Evgeny, Excerpts from Memoirs, tr. James Escombe, #5, p.148
  • Mayakovsky and Lily Brik by Natasha Perova, #8, p.186
  • Platonov's Auto-da-fe at the All-Russian Union of Soviet Writers, #34, p.41
  • RASSADIN, Stanislav, A Subjective Substantiation of a Subjective Choice, #11, p.207
  • ROY, Sergei, The Wilds of Russia, #6, p. 201
  • RUBINSTEIN, Lev, Communal Fiction, tr. Joanne Turnbull, #34, p. 195
  • VOLPIN, Nadezhda, Reminiscences of Mandelstam and his Wife, tr. James Escombe, #5, p.187
  • YARKEVICH, Igor, Isaac Babel as the Marquis de Sade of the Russian Revolution, tr. Andrew Bromfield, #8, p.227
  • YEROFEEV, Victor, Soviet Literature: in Memoriam, tr. Andrew Meier, #1, p.226