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Slovo Russian Literature Festival

The 6th annual Slovo Russian Literature Festival is underway in London, because with only the book fair going on there is a painful shortage of literary events in the British capital at the moment. 100 more words


Literary City: Boris Akunin, a Dissident in Moscow

Boris Akunin, the popular Russian detective novelist—and one of the pen names of Grigory Chkhartishvili—announced last month that he was abandoning fiction and focusing on writing a political history of Russia. 139 more words


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

Boris Akunin

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