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November 1916

The Red Wheel #2

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & H. T. Willetts Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

The month of November 1916 in Russia was outwardly unmarked by seismic events, but beneath the surface, society seethed fiercely. In Petrograd, luxury-store windows are still brightly lit; the Duma debates the...


August 1914

The Red Wheel #1

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn & H. T. Willetts Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls "a dramatically new...


Vilnius Poker

by Ricardas Gavelis & Elizabeth Novickas Open Letter (September 01, 2013)

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


My First Suicide

by Jerzy Pilch & David Frick Open Letter (May 15, 2012)

Ten connected stories about life in Poland that straddle the line between intimate revelation and drunken confession.


High Tide

by Inga Abele & Kaija Straumanis Open Letter (September 28, 2013)

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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 08, 2014)

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...


Baptism of Fire

The Witcher Saga #3

by Andrzej Sapkowski ORBIT (June 24, 2014)

The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher

*Look out for Season of Storms in April 2018*

The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar,...


Chasers of the Wind

The Cycle of Wind and Sparks #1

by Alexey Pehov & Elinor Huntington Tom Doherty Associates (June 17, 2014)

Centuries after the disastrous War of the Necromancers, the Nabatorians, aligned with the evil necromancers of Sdis, mount an invasion of the Empire. Luk, a soldier, and Ga-Nor, a Northern barbarian, are thrown...


Pushkin Hills

by Sergei Dovlatov Counterpoint (March 18, 2014)

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 Dalkey Archive Press (November 07, 2013)

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,...


New Watch

Night Watch #5

by Sergei Lukyanenko Harper Paperbacks (April 22, 2014)

Full of treachery and intrigue, the fifth volume in Sergei Lukyananko’s internationally bestselling Night Watch series—a mesmerizing blend of noir and urban fantasy, set in contemporary Moscow, that tells...


Last Watch

Night Watch #4

by Sergei Lukyanenko Hachette Books (January 27, 2009)

The fourth novel in the blockbuster series from one of Russia's most popular authors, Last Watch returns us to the hyper-imaginative world of Sergei Lukyanenko, where the endless battle between good and evil...


The Time of Contempt

by Andrzej Sapkowski ORBIT (August 27, 2013)

The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher

*Look out for Season of Storms in April 2018*

Geralt is a witcher: guardian of the innocent; protector of those...


Night Watch

Night Watch #1

by Sergei Lukyanenko Harper Paperbacks (December 31, 2013)

They are the "Others," an ancient race of supernatural beings—magicians, shape-shifters, vampires, and healers—who live among us. Human born, they must choose a side to swear allegiance to—the Dark or...


Cancer Ward

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Nicholas Bethell & David Burg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 01, 1991)

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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 16, 2005)

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 Glas (February 12, 2013)

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


Shadow Blizzard

Chronicles of Siala #3

by Alexey Pehov Tom Doherty Associates (April 24, 2012)

Shadow Blizzard is the third book by the international bestselling fantasy author Alexey Pehov. Like Shadow Prowler and Shadow Chaser, Shadow Blizzard is epic fantasy at its best; this is the third book in a...


The Scar

by Sergey Dyachenko & Marina Dyachenko Tom Doherty Associates (February 28, 2012)

Reaching far beyond sword and sorcery, The Scar is a story of two people torn by disaster, their descent into despair, and their reemergence through love and courage. Sergey and Marina Dyachenko mix dramatic...


Shadow Chaser

Chronicles of Siala #2

by Alexey Pehov Tom Doherty Associates (April 12, 2011)

Saddened because they have left one of their number in a grave in the wilderness, Harold and his companions continue their journey to the dreaded underground palace of Hrad Spein. There, knowing that armies...


Day of the Oprichnik

by Vladimir Sorokin & Jamey Gambrell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 15, 2011)

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...


Twilight Forever Rising

by Lena Meydan Tom Doherty Associates (September 28, 2010)

Darel Ericson of the Dahanavar clan is a rarity among his vampire brethren: he's an empath, strong enough to occasionally read thought as well as emotion. For centuries, his power has given the Dahanavar a significant...


Shadow Prowler

Chronicles of Siala #1

by Alexey Pehov Tom Doherty Associates (February 16, 2010)

After centuries of calm, the Nameless One is stirring.

An army is gathering; thousands of giants, ogres, and other creatures are joining forces from all across the Desolate Lands, united, for the first time in...


The Burned Tower

by Sergey Dyachenko & Marina Dyachenko Tom Doherty Associates (January 24, 2012)

A truck driver on a lonely stretch of road, a hitchiker, and an ancient curse— a brilliant and moving tale, steeped in folklore, by the masters of modern Fantasy. In 1999 "The Burned Tower" was awarded the...


A Grain of Truth

by Zygmunt Miloszewski & Antonia Lloyd-Jones Bitter Lemon Press (January 01, 2013)

Prosecutor Szacki’s investigation of a murder in a Polish town reveals the poisonous anti-Semitism that haunts all who live there.


The Attic

by Danilo Kis & John K. Cox Dalkey Archive Press (August 21, 2012)

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.


The Beggar and Other Stories

by Gaïto Gazdanov & Bryan Karetnyk Pushkin Press (April 05, 2018)

Translated for the first time, the best short stories by the 'modernist master' Gazdanov, author of The Spectre of Alexander Wolf

In a Paris underpass, dirty and dressed in rags, stands a silent beggar. In the...


Soviet Milk

by Nora Ikstena & Margita Gailitis Peirene Press (March 08, 2018)

The literary bestseller that took the Baltics by storm now published for the first time in English.

This novel considers the effects of Soviet rule on a single individual. The central character in the story tries...


Vita Nostra

by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko Harper Voyager (November 13, 2018)

“Vita Nostra” — a cross between Lev Grossman’s “The Magicians” and Elizabeth Kostova’s “The Historian” [...] is the anti-Harry Potter you didn’t know you wanted.” -- The Washington Post...


The Same Night Awaits Us All

by Hristo Karastoyanov & Izidora Angel Open Letter (December 22, 2017)

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 Transit Books (August 21, 2017)

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 Open Letter (May 22, 2017)

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 Open Letter (December 15, 2009)

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...


Walker on Water

by Kristiina Ehin & Ilmar Lehtpere The Unnamed Press (August 18, 2014)

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 Counterpoint (February 01, 2012)

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 Imperial Wife

by Irina Reyn St. Martin's Press (July 19, 2016)

"The Imperial Wife is a smart, engaging novel that parallels two fascinating worlds and two singular women. Irina Reyn writes beautifully of immigrants, art and the vagaries of love".

--Jess Walter, National...


In the First Circle: The First Uncensored Edition

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn Harper Perennial (January 03, 2012)

The thrilling cold war masterwork by the nobel prize winner, published in full for the first time

Moscow, Christmas Eve, 1949.The Soviet secret police intercept a call made to the American embassy by a Russian...


The Blizzard

by Vladimir Sorokin & Jamey Gambrell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 01, 2015)

A dazzling, utterly distinctive saga from Russia's most celebrated and most controversial novelist

Garin, a district doctor, is desperately trying to reach the village of Dolgoye, where a mysterious epidemic...


The Big Green Tent

by Ludmila Ulitskaya & Polly Gannon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 10, 2015)

The Big Green Tent epitomizes what we think of when we imagine the classic Russian novel.

With epic breadth and intimate detail, Ludmila Ulitskaya’s remarkable work tells the story of three school friends who...


Calligraphy Lesson: The Collected Stories

by Mikhail Shishkin, Leo Shtutin, Marian Schwartz & Mariya Bashkatova et al. Deep Vellum Publishing (April 27, 2015)

The first short story collection by the greatest contemporary Russian writer, Mikhail Shishkin, spanning his entire writing career, 1993-2013.


The Suitcase: A Novel

by Sergei Dovlatov Counterpoint (April 01, 2011)

Sergei Dovlatov’s subtle, dark-edged humor and wry observations are in full force in The Suitcase as he examines eight objects—the items he brought with him in his luggage upon his emigration from the U.S.S.R....


Blood of Elves

The Witcher Saga #1

by Andrzej Sapkowski ORBIT (May 01, 2009)

The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher.

*Look out for Season of Storms in April 2018*

For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived...


The Last Wish: Introducing the Witcher

by Andrzej Sapkowski ORBIT (December 14, 2008)

The New York Times bestselling introduction to the Witcher series that inspired the Witcher video games.

Geralt is a witcher.

Yet he is no ordinary killer-for-hire.

His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that...


Tesla: A Portrait with Masks

by Vladimir Pištalo, Bogdan Rakic & John Jeffries Graywolf Press (January 06, 2015)

An electric novel of the extraordinary life of one of the twentieth century's most prodigious and colorful inventors

Nikola Tesla was a man forever misunderstood. From his boyhood in what is present-day Croatia,...