Glas New Russian Writing


Natasha PEROVA

overlooked classics
contemporary fiction
young authors


You can find these books in most good libraries
even though some of them are no longer available for sale

1. Revolution. (History in reverse: revolutions of 1917-20 and the 1980s)
2. Soviet Grotesque. (Young people's rebellion against the establishment)
3. Women's View, anthology. (Russian woman bloodied but unbowed)
4. Love and Fear. (The two strongest emotions dominating Russian life)
5. Bulgakov and Mandelstam. (Earlier autobiographical stories)
6. Jews and Strangers. (What it means to be a Jew in Russia)
7. Booker Winners and Others. (Mostly provincial authors)
8. Love Russian Style. (Russia tries decadence)
9. The Scared Generation. (The grim background of today's ruling class)
10. Booker Winners and Others II. (More samplings from the Booker winners)
11. Captives. (Victors turn out to be captives on conquered territory)
13. A Will and a Way, anthology of women's writing
14. Beyond the Looking Glas. (Russian grotesque revisited)
15. Peter Aleshkovsky, Skunk: A Life. (A novel set in the Russian countryside)
16. Childhood, Zip and other stories
17. Ludmila Ulitskaya, Sonechka, (A novel about a persevering woman)
18. Asar Eppel, The Grassy Street. (Life of one Moscow suburb in the 1940s)
19. Boris Slutsky, Things That Happened. (Poetry & biography of a major poet)
20. The Portable Platonov. (For the centenary of Russia's greatest writer)
21. Leonid Latynin, The Face-Maker and the Muse, novel-parable
21a. Leonid Latynin, The Lair, a novel, stories and poems
22. Irina Muravyova, The Nomadic Soul, a novel about a modern-day Anna Karenina 23. Anatoly Mariengof, A Novel Without Lies. (The turbulent life of a great poet against the flamboyant background of Bohemian Moscow in the 1920s)
24. Alexander Genis, Red Bread. (Russian and American civilizations compared by one of Russia's foremost essayist)
25. Larissa Miller, Dim and Distant Days. (Childhood in postwar Moscow recounted with sober tenderness and insight)
26. Andrei Volos, Hurramabad. (Tajik national strife after the collapse of the USSR)
27. Lev Rubinstein, Here I Am, humorous-philosophical performance poems
28. Andrei Sergeev, Stamp Album, a Collection of People, Things, Relationships and Words
29. Valery Ronshin, Living a Life, Totally Absurd Tales
30. NINE of Russia's Foremost Women Writers, anthology
31. Alexander Selin, The New Romantic, modern parables
32. Nina Lugovskaya, The Diary of a Soviet Schoolgirl: 1932-1937, a real diary of a Russian Anne Frank
33. Nina Gabrielyan, Master of the Grass. (Long and short stories by a leading feminist)
34. Strange Soviet Practices. (Short stories and documentaries illustrating some typically Soviet phenomena)
35. Nikolai Klimontovich, The Road to Rome. (Naughty reminiscences about the later Soviet years)
36. Alan Cherchesov, Requiem for the Living. (Extraordinary adventures of an Ossetian boy against the background of traditional culture of the Caucasus)
37. The Scared Generation. Vasil Bykov and Boris Yampolsky. (2nd ed. revized)
38. Captives. 2nd ed. (When victors turn out to be captives on conquered territory)
39. Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, Seven Stories. (Rediscovered classic from the 1920s)
40. War & Peace. (Army stories versus women's stories – a compelling portrait of post-post-perestroika Russia)
41. Andrei Sinyavsky, Ivan the Fool, Russian Folk Belief, cultural study
42. Alexander Pokrovsky and Alexander Terekhov: Sea Stories. Army Stories, (Realities of life inside the army)
43. Maria Galina, Iramifications, an adventure novel
44. Roman Senchin, Minus, a novel set in modern-day Siberia
45. Mikhail Levitin, A Jewish God in Paris, three novellas
46. Kristina Rotkirch, Contemporary Russian Fiction. A Short List. (Russian authors interviewed by a Swedish-Finnish critic)
47. Squaring the Circle, stories by winners of the Debut Prize for Fiction
49. Mendeleev Rock, two short novels by Andrei Kuzechkin and Pavel Kostin. (Striking and accurate portraits of modern-day Russian youth)
48 & 50. Michele A. Berdy, The Russian Word’s Worth. A humorous and informative guide to the Russian language, culture and translation
51. The Scared Generation. Boris Yampolsky’s The Old Arbat & Vasil Bykov’s The Manhurt. (3-ed.)
52. Off the Beaten Track. Stories by Russian Hitchhikers
53. Vlas Doroshevich, What the Emperor Cannot Do. Tales and Legends of the Orient. (Rediscovered classic from the early 20th century)
54. Arslan Khasavov, Sense, a novel. (Political movements of Russia’s young people)
55. Still Waters Run Deep. Young Women’s Writing from Russia. Anthology
56. Alexander Snegirev, Petroleum Venus. (A tragicomic novel about the reluctant single father of an adolescent son with Down syndrome)
57. Dmitry Vachedin, Snow Germans, a novel. (Displaced persons and their cultural and psychological problems in an alien society)
58. Anna Babiashkina, Before I Croak, a novel. (Adventures of five women in their 60s who come to an old-age home to experience their “second youth”)
59. Igor Savelyev, Mission to Mars. A novel. (Disillusioned young men, the product of the wild capitalism in the 1990s Russia)
60. Liza Alexandrova-Zorina, The Little Man. (A novel that echoes Crime and Punishment and also the film “Leviathan”)
61. Russian Drama. Four Young Female Voices
62. Anna Lavrinenko, Yaroslavl Stories. A Provincial Saga
63. A.J.Perry, Twelve Stories of Russia: A Novel, I guess
64. Alexander Pokrovsky, Subs, Subs, Subs… Sea Stories. Life on a submarine. (ebook)
65. NINE of Russia's Foremost Women Writers, new ebook anthology
66. Anatoly Mariengof, A Novel Without Lies & Cynics, two novels, ebook
67. Captives. 3rd ed., ebook
68. Strange Soviet Practices. 2nd. ed, ebook (Short stories and documentaries)