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Vilnius Poker

by Ricardas Gavelis & Elizabeth Novickas

The "turning point in Lithuanian literature," Vilnius Poker is, according to Green Apple Books, the "best Lithuanian Zombie Novel ever."


High Tide

by Inga Abele & Kaija Straumanis

The story of a woman's life told in reverse, this is the first Latvian novel to be published in America.


The Symmetry Teacher

by Andrei Bitov, Polly Gannon & Mary Catherine Gannon

From one of the greatest Russian writers of the past half century comes a metaphysical mystery novel that defies categorization and confounds expectation. Andrei Bitov's The Symmetry Teacher presents itself...


Pushkin Hills

by Sergei Dovlatov

An unsuccessful writer and an inveterate alcoholic, Boris Alikhanov has recently divorced his wife Tatyana, and he is running out of money. The prospect of a summer job as a tour guide at the Pushkin Hills Preserve...


Maya Pill

by German Sadulaev & Carol Apollonio

German Sadulaev’s follow-up to his acclaimed I am a Chechen! is set in a twenty-first century Russia, phantasmagorical and violent. A bitingly funny twenty-first century satire, The Maya Pill is strange,...


Cancer Ward

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Nicholas Bethell & David Burg

Cancer Ward examines the relationship of a group of people in the cancer ward of a provincial Soviet hospital in 1955, two years after Stalin's death. We see them under normal circumstances, and also reexamined...


One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & H. T. Willetts

The only English translation authorized by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

First published in the Soviet journal Novy Mir in 1962, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich stands as a classic of contemporary literature....


Petroleum Venus: a novel

by Alexander Snegirev & Arch Tait

Based on personal experience, this is the tragicomic story of a single father of a 14-year-old son with Down syndrome


Day of the Oprichnik

by Vladimir Sorokin & Jamey Gambrell

One of The Telegraph's Best Fiction Books 2011

Moscow, 2028. A cold, snowy morning.

Andrei Danilovich Komiaga is fast asleep. A scream, a moan, and a death rattle slowly pull him out of his drunken stupor--but...


The Attic

by Danilo Kis & John K. Cox

The Attic explores the relationship of a young man, known only as Orpheus, to the art of writing; it also tracks his relationship with a colorful cast of characters.


Bride and Groom

by Alisa Ganieva & Carol Apollonio

Runner-up for 2015 Russian Booker Prize.

From one of the most exciting voices in modern Russian literature, Alisa Ganieva, comes Bride and Groom, the tumultuous love story of two young city-dwellers who meet...


We

by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Yevgeny Zamyatin's page-turning science fiction adventure, a masterpiece of wit and black humor that accurately predicted the horrors of Stalinism, We is the classic dystopian novel that became the basis...


The Same Night Awaits Us All

by Hristo Karastoyanov & Izidora Angel

Thirty years after being secretly executed by government agents, the remains of the great Bulgarian poet, Geo Milev, were found in a mass grave. The Same Night Awaits Us All reconstructs the final year and a...


Swallowing Mercury

by Wioletta Greg & Eliza Marciniak

While political change hums in the background, Wiola looks back on her youth in a close-knit agricultural community in 1980s Poland: the superstitions of the village women, rumored visits from the pope, the...


Salki

by Wojciech Nowicki & Jan Pytalski

Recipient of the Gdynia Literary Award, the appropriately titled Salki—a "salki" is an attic to store memorabilia—is a travel narrative focused as much on moving through time as space. As he travels from city...


The Golden Calf

by Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov, Konstantin Gurevich & Helen Anderson

Ostap Bender, one of Russia's most beloved literary characters and an unrelenting con man, is trying to scam a scammer in The Golden Calf and swindle enough to be able to move to Rio. One of the funniest, and...


The Year of the Comet

by Sergei Lebedev & Antonina W. Bouis

"A clear poetic sensibility built to stand against the forces of erasure."—The Wall Street Journal

"Lebedev takes his place beside Solzhenitsyn and other great writers who have refused to abide by silence."—...


Walker on Water

by Kristiina Ehin & Ilmar Lehtpere

A woman cultivates a knack for walking on water, but is undermined by her husband's brain, which he removes each night when he returns home from work; a couple overcomes the irksome mischief of the gods; a skeptical...


The Zone: A Prison Camp Guard's Story

by Sergei Dovlatov

Written in Sergei Dovlatov’s unique voice and unmatched style, The Zone is a satirical novelization of Dovlatov’s time as a prison guard for the Soviet Army in the early 1960s. Snapshots of the prison are...


The Black Box

by Alek Popov

The Black Box is the latest satirical novel from one of Europe's funniest and most exciting emerging writers.

In 1990 two Bulgarian brothers, Ned and Angel, receive an unusual package from the USA: a black plastic...