I apologize in advance for the slim pickings today. Partly, it’s because I’ve included many 2017 releases in previous booklists. It’s also because on Paperback Swap I found a disconcertingly large number of books about deterrence, containment, war with Russia, cyber and information warfare, Russian weaponry, and the country’s coming collapse. My, how times have …
Two more Russia books appeared on my radar this morning. The first one is serious…and the second a joke.
Moscow is an entertaining but superficial little romp.
Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia by Lisa Dickey Lisa Dickey traveled across the whole of Russia three times―in 1995, 2005 and 2015―making friends in eleven different cities, then coming back again and again to see how their lives had changed. Like the acclaimed British documentary series Seven Up!, she traces …
I’ve done it. I’ve finally done it. I’ve found a five-star 2000s Russia travel memoir.
A cross between mean girl talk and Martha Stewart etiquette classes, set among the Moscow 1%. This is going to be rough.
New, upcoming, and hyped Russia book releases slated for this year/2017, according to Paperback Swap.