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Update - January 2015

Here are a few updates related to this blog and what is in store for its future. I haven’t ever written a post like this before, so please bear with me. 297 more words

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Georgia: Murder on the Leviathan - Boris Akunin

For even the beloved’s imitation is worthy, in love’s eyes, of adoration.

When I was quite young and I was just getting introduced by my mom to the magical world of books, we had a Saturday day ritual. 577 more words


Boris Akunin: In any case, Putin will end badly

In an interview to DW correspondent Nikita Zholkver, the famous writer Boris Akunin compared the current situation in Russia with the times between the two Russian revolutions.  1,314 more words


Boris Akunin's rules of life in a police state

by Boris Akunin, translated by Maria Tumarkin

I am no political scientist, but this sudden surge in Putin’s militarism strikes me as a bluff. It may just be, of course, that Putin has moved into the interior of a Potemkin village once and for all and doesn’t have a clue about the state of the Russian army. 869 more words



Several excerpts from the book are available via the “Look Inside” function of Amazon–click on the link above to read. 


One poem that makes Boris Akunin cry is “Hokku” by Fukuda Chiyo-Ni. 216 more words

Tagline: The Winter Queen

In deference to our catastrophic lack of wit (and patience), our tagline will be a quotation for now. It will probably be changed a lot. 16 more words

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