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.
Selection for the rest of this year looks great – if you’re into deterrence, campy World War III thrillers, and exaggerated tales of the Russian Threat. For those of us who demand more from our Russia-related reads, pickings are far slimmer – but not nonexistent.
Some upcoming Russia book releases found on Amazon.
Some featured books are old, most are new. Some look curious, some look unreadable. The only way to find out which are which is to read this post.
NatsBest Shortlist, electrical separation, Russian beyond Russia, should Lenin’s body be laid to rest?, Chechnya, J.T. begins to crack under the pressure of Russisteria.
Melancholy, wistful, and complex, Freedom is Space for the Spirit is, in my opinion, a Russia story done right.
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 …