Reading ideas from Russian classic and contemporary fiction
Sunday, May 10, 2020
The 2020 Big Book Longlist
The Big Book Award announced its longlist , hm, oh, about a week or two or three ago. (It’s always Blursday now, right?) This year’s list d...
Sunday, April 26, 2020
The 2020 NatsBest Short List
The National Bestseller Award announced its six finalists the week before last. (Yes, I’m still a little slow here!) Given the current unc...
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Finding Consolation in Russian Literature
It’s been more than a month since I last wrote and I hope that this post finds you well, wherever you might be. Although I’ve known for wee...
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Three Hybrid Books: Barnes, Croft, and Zilberbourg
Well. This is a post I’ve been dreading for all too long, about three books I read in English. The dread comes from the fact of enjoying a...
Sunday, February 9, 2020
National Bestseller Award Nominees for 2020
What better to think about on a cold, windy, sunny (yester)day than the 2020 list of 47 National Bestseller Award nominees ? This year’s li...
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