Glas New Russian Writing

SELECTED CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN FICTION
IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION

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CONTEMPORARY FICTION

NOVELS
ANTHOLOGIES

Peter Aleshkovsky, Skunk: A Life

SKUNK: A LIFE

a novel set in the Russian countryside

Alan Cherchesov, Requiem for the Living

REQUIEM FOR THE LIVING

extraordinary adventures of a boy against the background of traditional culture of the Caucasus

Asar Eppe,
The Grassy Street

THE GRASSY STREET

stories set in a Moscow suburb in the 1940s

Nina Gabrielyan, Master of the Grass

MASTER OF THE GRASS

long and short stories by a leading feminist

Maria Galina,
Iramifications

IRAMIFICATIONS

an adventure novel

Nikolai Klimontovich, The Road to Rome

THE ROAD TO ROME

naughty reminiscences about the later Soviet years

Leonid Latynin, The Face-Maker and the Muse

THE FACE-MAKER AND THE MUSE

anti-utopia about a heartless society
vs great love

Leonid Latynin, The Lair

THE LAIR

a novel-parable, stories and poems

Mikhail Levitin, A Jewish God in Paris

A JEWISH GOD IN PARIS

three novellas

Larissa Miller, Dim and Distant Days

DIM AND DISTANT DAYS

childhood in postwar Moscow recounted with sober tenderness and insight

Irina Muravyova, The Nomadic Soul

THE NOMADIC SOUL

about modern-day Anna Karenina

Valery Ronshin, Living a Life, Totally Absurd Tales

LIVING A LIFE
Totally Absurd Tales

Lev Rubinstein, Here I Am, humorous-philosophical performance poems and essays

HERE I AM

humorous-philosophical
   performance poems and essays

Sea Stories. Army Stories  by Alexander Pokrovsky and Alexander Terekhov

SEA STORIES.
ARMY STORIES

by Alexander Pokrovsky
and Alexander Terekhov

realities of life inside the army

Alexander Selin, The New Romantic

THE NEW ROMANTIC

modern parables

Roman Senchin, Minus

MINUS

a novel set in modern-day Siberia

Andrei Sergeev, Stamp Album, A Collection of People, Things, Relationships and Words

STAMP ALBUM

A Collection of People, Things, Relationships and Words

Ludmila Ulitskaya, Sonechka, a novel

SONECHKA

about a persevering woman

(out of print)

Andrei Volos, Hurramabad

HURRAMABAD

Tajik national strife after the collapse of the USSR


NOVELS
ANTHOLOGIES

Beyond the Looking-Glas

BEYOND THE LOOKING-GLAS

Russian grotesque revisited

Booker Winners & Others

BOOKER WINNERS & OTHERS

mostly provincial writers

Booker Winners & Others-II

BOOKER WINNERS & OTHERS-II

more samplings from the Booker winners

Captives

CAPTIVES

victors turn out to be captives on conquered territory

Childhood

CHILDHOOD

the child is father to the man

Jews & Strangers

what it means to be a Jew in Russia

Love and Fear

LOVE AND FEAR

the two strongest emotions dominating Russian life

Love Russian Style

LOVE RUSSIAN STYLE

Russia tries decadence

NINE of Russia's Foremost Women Writers

NINE
of Russia's Foremost Women Writers

Revolution, Revolution,  the 1920s and 1980s

REVOLUTION

Revolution,  the 1920s and 1980s

Soviet Grotesque

SOVIET GROTESQUE

young people's rebellion against the establishment

Strange Soviet Practices

STRANGE SOVIET PRACTICES

short stories and documentaries illustrating some typically Soviet phenomena

War & Peace,  army stories versus women's stories  a compelling portrait of post-post-perestroika Russia

WAR & PEACE

army stories versus women's stories a portrait of post-post-perestroika Russia

A Will & a Way

A WILL & A WAY

new women's writing

Women's View, Russian woman bloodied but unbowed

WOMEN'S VIEW

Russian woman bloodied but unbowed

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