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The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev, Volume II

by Jack V. Haney

140 tales collected by the extraordinary Russian "Grimm"

Notes from a Dead House

by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky

From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude...

Russian Stories

by Francesc Serés

Drift through outer space with a doomed cosmonaut whose engine is kaput!; return to an irradiated village with an elderly couple who want to go home; ask yourself, did Elvis really play a concert in Red Square?...

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev: Volume I

by Jack V. Haney

The first volume of comprehensive gathering of tales from the Russian Grimm

Tolstoi: The Teacher

by Charles-Baudouin

The author states here that Tolstoy was a great educator and his views on education were ingenious and profound. Despite being a great artist, Tolstoy also had pedagogic method and drew abundantly on the stores...

Reflecting on Anna Karenina

by Mary Evans

Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is considered by many to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This study of its morally ambiguous protagonist, Anna, discusses Tolstoy's troubled relation to the feminine in terms...


by Ernest Joseph Simmons

Tolstoy's fame as one of the world's greatest novelists has never been in doubt, but the importance of his views on the social, moral and religious issues of his time is not so widely recognised. This study,...

Dostoevsky Portrayed by His Wife: The Diary and Reminiscences of Mme. Dostoevsky

by Samuel Solomonovisch Koteliansky

The two note-books of the diary of Mme. Dostoevsky, the rough notes of her lengthy Reminiscences, unfinished at the time of her death, all in her own hand-writing, and copies of her husband's letters to her...

Dostoevsky 1821-1881

by E.H. Carr

The bare events of Dostoevsky's life - his father murdered by peasants, his own ordeal before a firing squad, then exile in Siberia, his epilepsy, gambling, poverty and debts - go far to account for his strange...

Definitely Maybe

by Arkady Strugatsky, Strugatsky Boris & Antonina W. Bouis

In its first-ever unexpurgated edition, a sci-fi landmark that's a comic and suspenseful tour-de-force, and puts distraction in a whole new light: It's not you, it's the universe!

Boris and Arkady Strugatsky...

Osip Mandelstam: Selected Essays

by Sidney Monas

Osip Mandelstam, who died anonymously in a Siberian transit-camp in 1938, is now generally considered to be among the four or five greatest Russian poets of the twentieth century. The essays in this volume,...

Fiction from Georgia

by Elizabeth Heighway

This volume brings together stories from nineteen of the most influential contemporary authors to have emerged from the Republic of Georgia.Spanning fifty years, but with a particular emphasis on post-independence...

Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse

by Alexander Pushkin & Babette Deutsch

Outstanding translation of Pushkin's most acclaimed work recounts a tale of post-Napoleonic society in which a jaded young aristocrat rejects the love of a country maiden. This edition is enhanced by 16 lithographs....

The Undiscovered Chekhov: Forty-Three New Stories

by Anton Chekhov, Peter Constantine & Spalding Gray

The Undiscovered Chekhov gives us, in rich abundance, a new Chekhov. Peter Constantine's historic collection presents 38 new stories and with them a fresh interpretation of the Russian master. In contrast to...

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky  (Translated by Constance Garnett)

by Joseph Cowley


Fyodor Dostoevsky was the son of a doctor. His parents were hard-working, religious people, but poor. A brilliant career seemed open, but in 1849 he was arrested and condemned to death.

A member...