It's more than just crusty old guys dreaming about the good old days.
Ossetian legends, Radishchev retranslated, consumer culture and more.
Victor Tsoi, reporting on Russia, children's literature, Dr. Strangelove and more.
On the heels of The Dark Double and the fifth edition of Russian Foreign Policy: Change and Continuity in National Identity, Andrei Tsygankov is publishing a third book this year.
If anything's changed in the makeup of 2019 booklists, it's the slow, steady encroachment of academic monographs.
Comment is open.
In which J.T. learns some books CAN be judged by their flashy, incoherent covers.
Ever wanted to find an RR-featured book without having to sift through three years' worth of mindless pseudo-editorial listicles? Well, here you go!
Reading highlights as we swing from winter directly into summer.
Understanding Russia is a sophisticated, yet approachable ruspol textbook, a strong candidate for assigned or optional reading in the classroom.
Do remind me to investigate the possible conversion of failed novelists into journalists writing outrageous puff pieces about VVP. It would be a mildly fun diversion at the least. I can sense it.
Have you heard, dear readers? According to a recent op-ed in RT by Bryan MacDonald, "Being labeled a 'Russia-watcher' should be contemptuous."