Sometimes typing a random Russia-related word into the search bar on Goodreads brings up new books that have somehow flown under the radar unnoticed. Below are some of the books I found.
Melancholy, wistful, and complex, Freedom is Space for the Spirit is, in my opinion, a Russia story done right.
Hahn on Khododrkovsky, new Detente, learning Russian at the DLI, Baikal photography.
Honestly, I hate having to give The Noise of Time a negative review. On the one hand, Julian Barnes is undoubtedly an extremely talented writer. On the other hand, this novel has several glaring issues which demand attention and critique. The Noise of Time is divided into three parts, each focusing on a defining moment …
This week, I began Soul to Soul: A Black Russian Jewish Woman’s Search for Her Roots by Yelena Khanga.
Witch hunt, darkest Russian literature, most memorable recent events.
Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia is definitely Lenin Lives Lite, with the same strengths and weaknesses as its parent book.