01.01.18 January Booklist
12.01.17 December Booklist
11.01.17 November Booklist
10.01.17 October Booklist
09.01.17 September Booklist
08.16.17 August Booklist, cont.
08.01.17 August Booklist
07.05.17 July Booklist, cont.
07.01.17 July Booklist
06.08.17 June Booklist
05.01.17 May Booklist
03.01.17 Trawling for Books
02.11.17 2 more books; take your pick
01.18.17 The Coming Year in Books
12.19.16 Holiday booklist
11.05.16 More recent, new, and upcoming books
10.10.16 The Marvelous Book Backlog
09.30.16 The Reading List Expands?
07.29.16 Five for the Shelf
05.03.16 Five Russia Reads I’d Love to See
04.06.16 2015: Russian Reads in Retrospect
03.07.16 7 Reads on the Radar
12.22.17 Naughty and Nice of 2017
10.27.17 The Hamster Wheel
09.20.17 Honor reviews?
09.06.17 Coming Clean About Putinania
08.30.17 Broken News
08.11.17 Even More Russia-Writing Sins
07.10.17 Real Thoughts on “Fake News”
06.21.17 Ask J.T.: Information Diet
06.14.17 Ask J.T.: Literal Shelf Life
05.24.17 Book Fatigue?
03.15.17 Multi-review: Free Russian Resources
03.05.17 Russia Reviewed Turns 1!
02.10.17 Too far gone?
02.01.17 A Moment of Idealism
01.13.17 On ‘Russian Hacking’
12.23.16 Two working fingers and a smartphone
11.18.16 Am I a Harsh Critic?
11.09.16 B2 by 2020!
10.01.16 The Realm of Unpredictability
09.02.16 So You’re a Russophile, Right J.T.?
08.21.16 The Problem with Putin Panic
07.20.16 Самое главное – It Sells
07.20.16 Why I don’t do Russia Analysis
07.19.16 Russia Book Purgatory
07.04.16 Intellectually Impoverished Affairs
06.27.16 A Tale of Five Sites
06.20.16 Russian Proficiency Assessment
06.06.16 Content of a Shelf
09.15.17 Byron at Eventide, Sept. 10th
09.06.17 Last of the Summer’s Insects II
07.27.17 Russia Reviewed Hiatus; Garden Party
05.31.17 Field Day
05.12.17 Spiders and Beetles and Moths, Oh My
04.19.17 I didn’t choose the Bug Life…
03.29.17 Springtime in J.T.-vale
03.22.17 Весна пришла II
09.27.16 The Last of the Summer Insects
08.21.16 Я вернулась!
08.07.16 Sunday Image Compilation
07.13.16 A Brief Respite from Russia
07.11.16 Помоги мне!
07.02.16 Chart: What is Putin Weaponizing?
01.01.18 In with the New
10.27.17 Review: [insert title here]
10.14.17 Reader’s Regret
08.18.17 Forward or Backward?
04.07.17 The bar is subterranean
03.31.17 Your search results (454)
03.06.17 How to Spot a Russian Troll
01.31.17 Three Cheers for Juvenile Debate
01.18.17 ‘Red Sparrow’ Film on the Horizon
12.12.16 Confirmed: I hate Mondays
10.02.16 The Intensity of J.T.
09.20.16 Wow. Just Wow.
08.02.16 Evolution of a Narrative
07.15.16 Spare a Thought
07.08.16 The One Lovely Blog Award
05.10.16 It took two pages. TWO PAGES.
04.23.16 Outburst of an Angry Reviewer
10.08.16 A Dangerous Game
08.10.16 Oh, Goodreads
07.04.16 Duolingo II: The Return of WAT
10.16.17 Why Do I DNF?
08.28.17 New Semester
06.30.17 Something Amiss in M.—?
06.24.17 Solzhenitsyn in His Harvard Address
05.15.17 Five Writers on Writing
01.18.17 The Forbidden
01.13.17 Another True Bug Story
12.08.16 Super Sad True Bug Story
08.11.16 Discussion: McLaren Report
07.31.16 Quotation Rules
#1 Has there been a rollback of democracy under Putin?
#2 Foreign policy outlook, Russian Federation sitrep, Panama Papers
#3 Direct Line with Vladimir Putin, Russia in the Middle East, debt collector violence
#4 Approval ratings, Tolokonnikova, foreign policy trajectories, Bastrykin’s Kommersant op-ed.
#5 Chernobyl, a letter to the Russian elite, Chatham House report, Russian demographics
#6 Protest potential, NATO posturing, freedom of speech in the EU
#8 RBK “pogrom”, Valdai Club, mainstream news media
#9 Levada Center statistics, Cold War model of confrontation, more Valdai Club
#10 VCIOM press releases, rank stupidity, militarized Poland, Stalinism, Tolokonnikova in Lithuania
#11 Emigration, demographics, Levada Center, Lenin lookalikes on Red Square
#12 Russia’s “new propagandists”, Orlando Shooting, Kennan Institute, The Magnitsky Act: Behind the Scenes
#13 Russia vs. NATO, patriotism in Russia, the road from 1996.
#14 the politics of exhibition, an all time low for Russia bashing, electoral legitimacy, the Belykh affair
#15 Yarovaya package, emigration, diplomat harassment, Russian rich kids of instagram
#16 VCIOM press releases, Church-State relations, NATO’s theater of the absurd
#17 National pride, superstition, Crimea, political stars
#18 Trump-Putin bromance, potential for a coup in Russia, DNC leaks, the Hawks’ election strategy, honorable mentions.
#19 Dem/Rep. national conventions, VtsIOM press releases, Russian elite rotation, Olympics
#20 Russophobia in magazines, VTsIOM press release, cyber attacks on Moscow Metro
#21 “Russian” cyberattacks, “Russia-Iran condominium”, patriotic comic book, Trump-Russia connection, VTsIOM press release
#22 Arizona election hack, Brzezinski gives up on empire, Kremlinology
#23 Russia’s Pokemon gulag, Russia in Iran, Russian State in the Far East, Levada Center
#24 populism in the US and Russia, Novosibirsk, VTsIOM poll, parliamentary elections
#25 Russia v PornHub, Russian Duma elections, Putin Panic
#26 A visit to Vladimir, Syria, VTsIOM, Black people in Russia
#27 Party Like a Russian, Obama and Russia, VTsIOM social indicators, Putin Derangement Syndrome
#28 Russians on the US election, Retrospective Foresight Saga, Valdai Club, electoral ratings
#32 Levada Center, US miscalculation on Russia, Moscow’s foreign policy, NOSE award, Kremlin-baiting Trump
#33 Working-class life in anytown Russia, Alexander Snegirev’s Vera, former Ambassador Jack Matlock on US-Russian relations, ant pictures, what do average Americans think of the Russians?
#34 Putin Derangement Syndrome, 2017 National Bestseller longlist, genealogy of American russophobia, prospects for a Sino-Russian rift strategy
#35 Collapse of journalism, Galeotti on Trump-Russia connection, why there will be no revolution in Russia, Flynn, oldest J.T. protoputin known to man
#36 Witch hunt, darkest Russian literature, most memorable recent events
#37 Trumpspam, unhinged Russia rhetoric, Russian with a political scientist, Vladimir Putin myths, New Yorker’s cover story
#38 Black swan events, contacts with Russian embassy, Paul Goldberg’s The Yid, Navalny “kompromats” Medvedev, Masha Gessen warns against Russia hysteria, ISSF Roundtable on Return to Cold War
#39 Sergey Kuznetsov’s Kaleidoscope, weaponizing comedy, Tom Clancy fever dream, “Shooter” and Russian conspiracies, protoputin’s cousins
#40 Hahn on Khododrkovsky, new Detente, learning Russian at the DLI, Baikal photography
#41 Anticorruption protests in Russia, Valery Zatoukha’s novels, the end of Russia Direct (as we know it), not so rebellious youth, summer series results
#42 Rise and fall of the ruble, Navalny’s dark side, Maria Gaidar, VTsIOM press release, worst Stalin drawing ever
#43 Selection and maintenance of the aim, “gray zone” conflict, graphic artist Victoria Lomasko on empathy, Syria, U.S.-Russian relations unhinged, review of A Bitter Harvest
#44 Trump’s America: friend or foe, Russia hysteria, J.T. is interviewed by Street Russian, ALTA emerging translator mentorship program, Russian Federation sitrep, some good advice
#45 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
#46 2017 Big Book Longlist, linguistic cargo cult, what’s wrong with American articles about Cold War II, summer school in Nizhny Novgorod, Credit Suisse/inequality in Russia, cryptic comment from the spam filter
#47 MCIS 2017, Bacevich on 24 issues addressed by neither the political elite nor the media, Oliver Stone’s documentary “PUTIN”
#48 TsEPR, low standard of living in Russia, Fargo cuts mention of Putin, Pushkin House Book Prize, Dmitry Medvedev
#49 Problems of Putinism, Sorokin’s Manaraga, origins of “Russiagate”, still no evidence
#50 Gadol’s Director. Instructions for Liberation, young Russians and TV, Zvyagintsev’s Loveless, the curse of Princh Dmitry of Uglich
#51 Popular revolt and the working class, nature photography, modern-day kompromat, WaPo’s big scoop, an interview with Vladimir Pozner, CNN journalists resign over false Russia story, Federation sitrep, time to flee, theme change.
#52 Trump and LNG, DIA’s “Russia Military Power”, Gukovo, bringing back the tsar, Russian-language TV shows, “Sputnik i Pogrom’ blocked.
#53 Putin and Trump at Hamburg, 2017 Russian-to-English translations, that Trump Jr. stuff, the Overton Bubble, J.T. makes some bad jokes and goes without TV for a week.
#54 The making of a Russian Studies course, Lev Kamenev, strategic stability, learning Russian, INF treaty, sketches, most controversial thing I’ve written.
#55 Protesting miners vs. VTsIOM, two books about Russia in English, Intel vets challenge “Russia Hack” evidence, new naval doctrine, sanctions bill against Russia.
#56 I’m behind edition. Women and the State, July Russian Roundup, published life, Military Acceptance Day, Navalny, and much much more.
#57 Nature photography, crowdfunding in Russia, a roadmap for U.S.-Russian relations, 8 theories on Trump and Putin, ‘Tank Tales’.
#58 Translations of Russian women, Sergei Udaltsov, diplomatic reciprocities, Russian navy, Khodorkovsky, visa suspensions, counterpropaganda, comics, and more.
#59 Weekly MOD graphics, marriage, Russian traditionalism, Russia scandal, nature photography, a review of Sir Richard Shirreff’s ‘2017’.
#60 A Slow newsweek. Or perhaps I didn’t care.
#61 2017 Russian Booker Prize longlist, unified textbook, Trump-Russia scandal (again), Zapad-2017, politics and blogging
#62 The final Roundup: America’s Russia blind spot, VTsIOM polls, Russian nuclear forces, Russian Studies Majors, experts without expertise, and more.