Recommended Reading

AuthorTitleGenre/topic
Berdy, MicheleThe Russian Word’s Worthlanguage; translation
Colton, TimothyRussia: What Everyone Needs to Knowcurrent affairs; history; guide
Hirshberg, GlenFreedom is Space for the Spiritfiction: magic realism
Lynch, Allen C.Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraftbiography
Mankoff, JeffreyRussian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics, 4th ed.current affairs
Pelevin, VictorThe Blue Lantern; Life of Insects; Omon Ra; The Yellow Arrowfiction: magic realism, satire
Sadulaev, German (trans. Anna Gunin)I am a Chechen!fiction: realism
Treisman, DanielThe Return: Russia’s Journey from Gorbachev to Medvedevhistory, current affairs, policy
Vodolazkin, Eugene (trans. Lisa Hayden)Laurusfiction: literary