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1. Revolution.. History in reverse: revolutions of 1917-20 and the 1980s.
(Anatoly Mariengof, Leonid Latynin, Evgeny Popov, Zufar Gareev, Vyacheslav Rybakov, Victor Yerofeev, Tatyana Scherbina, Mikhail Aizenberg)
2. Soviet Grotesque. Young people's rebellion against the establishment.
(Vladimir Sorokin, Igor Yarkevich, Victor Yerofeev, Daniil Kharms, Yuri Miloslavsky, Alexander Terekhov, Sergei Task)
3. Women's View, anthology. Russian woman bloodied but unbowed.
(Marina Filatova, Svetlana Vasilenko, Nina Sadur, Marina Palei, Galina Scherbakova, Nina Iskrenko, Larissa Miller, Elena Glinka, Julia Latynina)
4. Love and Fear. The two strongest emotions dominating Russian life.
(Victor Pelevin, Zufar Gareyev, Yevgeny Kharitonov, Vladimir Makanin, Friedrich Gorenstein, Zinovy Zinik, Yuri Miloslavsky, Lev Razgon, Boris Yampolsky, Ksenia Klimova, Alexander Terekhov, Marina Tsvetaeva, Gleb Arsenyev, Alla Latynina)
5. Bulgakov and Mandelstam.Earlier autobiographical stories. (Mikhail Bulgakov, Osip Mandelstam)
6. Jews and Strangers. What it means to be a Jew in Russia.
(Vassili Grossman, Leonid Latynin, Ludmilla Ulitskaya, Igor Pomerantsev, Victor Beilis, Lev Anninsky, Osip Mandelstam, Larissa Miller, Nikolai Leskov, Evgeny Rein, Mikhail Sinelnikov, Arseni Gulyga, Sergei Roy, Jim Haynes)
7. Booker Winners and Others. Mostly provincial authors.
(Vladimir Makanin, Victor Astafiev, Oleg Yermakov, Ludmila Ulitskay, Semyon Lipkin, Victor Pelevin, Zufar Gareyev, Alexei Slapovsky, Valery Ronshin, Anatoli Gavrilov, Igor Klekh, Sophia Kupryashina, Yuri Buyda, Vyacheslav Ivanov)
8. Love Russian Style. Russia tries decadence.
(Sigizmund Krziszanowsky, Vladimir Makanin, Sergei Task, Nina Gabrielian, Ergali Ger, Dmitry Prigov, Igor Yarkevich, Mikhail Zoschenko, Igor Yarkevich, Grigory Kruzhkov)
9. The Scared Generation. The grim background of today's ruling class. (Boris Yampolsky, Vasil Bykov)
10. Booker Winners and Others II. More samplings from the Booker winners.
(Mark Kharitonov, Bulat Okudzhava, Yuri Buida, Mikhail Levitin, Igor Dolinyak, Alexei Slapovsky, Pyotr Aleshkovsky, Lev Anninsky, Asar Eppel, Nikolai Klimontovich, Yuri Galperin)
11. Captives. Victors turn out to be captives on conquered territory.
(Vladimir Makanin, Victor Pelevin, Vassily Aksyonov, Zinovy Zinik, Alexander Terekhov, Mark Shatunovsky, Georgy Vladimov, Oleg Pavlov, Evgeny Fyodorov, Stanislav Rassadin, Sergei Potapov)
13. A Will and a Way, anthology of women's writing.
(Maria Arbatova, Nina Gabrielyan, Dina Rubina, Irina Muravyova, Irina Polianskaya, Ludmila Petrushevskaya, Larissa Miller)
14. Beyond the Looking Glas. Russian grotesque revisited.
(Genrikh Sapgir, Valery Ronshin, Alexander Selin, Victor Pelevin, Alexander Kabakov, Nikolai Klimontovich, Ludmila Shtern, Vlas Doroshevich, Grigory Kruzhkov)
15. Peter Aleshkovsky, Skunk: A Life. A novel set in the Russian countryside
16. Childhood, Zip and other stories.
(Andrei Bitov, Andrei Platonov, Ludmilla Ulitskaya, Zufar Gareev, Leonid Latynin, Alan Cherchesov, Anatoly Pristavkin, Misha Nikolayev, Julia Nemirovskaya, Andrei Sergeev, Sergei Gandlevsky)
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
(Svetlana Alexiyevich, Maria Arbatova, Nina Gorlanova, Anastasia Gosteva, Ludmila Petrushevskaya, Margarita Sharapova, Olga Slavnikova, Natalia Smirnova, Ludmila Ulitskaya)
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
(Ilya Zverev, Boris Yampolsky, Elena Glinka, Alexander Pokrovsky, Lev Rubinstein, Vladimir Kuzemko)
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. 2nd ed. (Vasil Bykov and Boris Yampolsky).
38. Captives. 2nd ed. When victors turn out to be captives on conquered territory.
(Vladimir Makanin, Victor Pelevin, Vassily Aksyonov, Alexander Terekhov, Vyacheslav Rybakov, Georgy Vladimov, Vassily Grossman, Friedrich Gorenstein, Evgeny Popov, Boris Yampolsky, Ksenia Klimova, Alexander Terekhov)
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.
(Arkady Babchenko, Denis Butov, Roman Senchin, Dmitry Bykov, Julia Latynina, Olga Slavnikova, Maria Galina, Maria Rybakova, Maria Arbatova, Marina Kulakova)
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
(Aleksei Lukyanov, Igor Savelyev, Denis Osokin, Polina Klyukina, Alexander Gritsenko, Arslan Khasavov, Oleg Zobern, Yuna Letts, Irina Glebova, Victor Puchkov, Olga Yelagina)
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
(Igor Savelyev, Irina Bogatyreva, Tatiana Mazepina)
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.
(Irina Bogatyreva, Yaroslava Pulinovich, Victoria Chikarneeva, Anna Lavrinenko, Ksenia Zhukova, Anna Babiashkina, Olga Rimsha)
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.
(Yaroslava Pulinovich, Ekaterina Vasilyevam Olga Rimsha, Ksenia Stepanychev)
62. Anna Lavrinenko, Yaroslavl Stories. A Provincial Saga
63. A.J.Perry, Twelve Stories of Russia: A Novel, I guess

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