Reading ideas from Russian classic and contemporary fiction
Sunday, November 8, 2020
NOS(E) Award Shortlists – 2020-2021
As if last week’s U.S. elections weren’t enough, there’s literary excitement to report: shortlists for the 2020-2021 NOS(E) Award ! The best...
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Yasnaya Polyana Award Winners for 2020
The Yasnaya Polyana Award announced its 2020 winners yesterday at an in-person ceremony in Moscow. I watched chunks of it (two and a half ho...
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Getting Caught Up: Pandemic-Era Reading Potpourri
Books have been one of my main sources of comfort and calm during these long pandemic months: ordering them to keep a good variety on the ...
Sunday, September 27, 2020
The 2020 NOSE Award Longlist, All of It
This will probably sound a little weird but here goes: Writing NOSE Award longlist posts is one of my favorite acts of blogging. It’s become...
Saturday, September 12, 2020
The Yasnaya Polyana Award’s 2020 Shortlist
The Yasnaya Polyana Award jury announced a six-book shortlist yesterday. I can’t say I think this list is especially inspiring or exciting –...
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