Read Russia! An Anthology of New Voices (2012) is ready for your immediate PDF download and reading pleasure!
Read Russia! is filled to the digital brim with English-language translations of contemporary Russian fiction and nonfiction, 445 pages of literary feats from thirty Russian writers who have conquered book award juries and the hearts and minds of millions of Russian readers.
Edited by publishing veteran Elena Shubina and with an introduction by acclaimed translator Antonina W. Bouis, Read Russia! offers all this and more:
- “Basileus,” a long story named for a cat, by Olga Slavnikova, winner of the Russian Booker prize for the novel 2017.
- Zakhar Prilepin’s “Whatever Day of the Week It Happens to Be,” the first chapter/story in Sin, a novel-in-stories that won Russia’s National Bestseller and Super National Bestseller awards.
- An excerpt from Alexander Terekhov’s The Stone Bridge, a historical thriller about the Stalin era that won second prize from the 2009 Big Book Award jury.
- “The Life and Death of Nicholas II,” an excerpt from Edvard Radzinsky’s popular history book of the same name.
Other highlights include “Dauntless Women of the Russian Steppe,” a story from Ludmila Ulitskaya’s Sonechka collection; fiction and nonfiction about Chechnya by German Sadulaev and Sergei Shargunov; and fictional trips to Israel with Dina Rubina, Altai with Irina Bogatyreva, and Ukraine with Margarita Khemlin…
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Requests for hard copies may be sent to:
Read Russia, Inc.
225 Duke Ellington Boulevard
New York, NY 10025