This list has been rendered null and void.
Here’s the tentative book review list for 2017. This list is a living document.
Август Komiks: Comic Art in Russia by Jose Alaniz Putin Country by Anne Garrels
Сентябрь All the Kremlin’s Men by Mikhail Zygar Should We Fear Russia by Dmitri Trenin
Октябрь Sex, Politics, and Putin by Valerie Sperling The Good Spy by Jeffrey Layton (?)
Ноябрь Limits of Partnership by Angela Stent Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews (?)
Декабрь I’m Going to Ruin Their Lives by Marc Bennets OR Moscow in Movement by Samuel Greene
Travelogues/Expat Life Bears in the Streets by Lisa Dickey Return to Moscow by Tony Kevin
Contemporary Russian Fiction Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin Oblivion by Sergei Lebedev The Winter Queen by Boris Akunin The Gray House by Mariam Petrosyan Playing a Part by Daria Wilke
Politics Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis: A Study in Conflict Propaganda by Oliver Boyd-Barrett Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin by Mary McAuley Who Lost Russia? by Peter Conradi Russia: the Story of War by Gregory Carleton Putin: His Downfall and Russia’s Coming Crash by Richard Lourie Return to Cold War by Robert Legvold No Illusions by Ellen Mickiewicz The New Russia by Mikhail Gorbachev Other Russias by Victoria Lomasko Orders to Kill by Amy Knight Putin and the Oligarch by Richard Sakwa The Corporation by Yuri Felshtinsky
Thrillers The Fall of Moscow Station by Mark Henshaw Petrograd by Phillip Gelatt and Tyler Crook
Fiction The Senility of Vladimir P. by Michael Honig The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra Playing a Part by Daria Wilke