Post Profile

Feature: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

In the land of Tolstoy, Turgenev and now Putin, what are the stories Russians are telling themselves?
read more


Related Posts

First Love review

Academics / Literature : The Literary Saloon

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Ivan Turgenev's novella, First Love. I was a big Turgenev fan in my adolescence (Turgenev and Tolstoy, yes; Dostoevsky, not so much) and I was long wary about revisitin...

Trump and the Kremlin are telling 2 different stories about their meeting and Russia's election interference

Politics : Business Insider: Politix

The White House and the Kremlin had two different stories about a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that took place on Saturday. Trump said Putin insisted Russia did not interfere in the 201...

A.M. Links: Putin Approves Bill To Make Crimea Part of Russia, Journalist Barred From McConnell Event, Astronomers Detect Signal From Beginning of Time

News : Reason

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a draft bill that would make Crimea part of Russia. Speaking before Russia’s parliament, Putin said that, "in people's heart of hearts, Crimea has always been part of Russia." A Kentucky...

Tolstoy in Russia

Entertainment / Books : The Millions

Last year Russians wrestled over Tolstoy much as they did when he was alive. The New York Times documents Russian statesman Sergei V. Stepashin’s difficult journey to rehabilitate Tolstoy’s reputation.

Omni Daily News

Entertainment / Books : Omnivoracious

The Other Russians: In today's Daily Beast, author and Stanford prof. Elif Batuman shares four of her personal favorites of Russian literature. And, no we're not talking about the bearded ones (neither Tolstoy nor Turgenev). Her ref...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC