Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker?his classmate and crush?who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he...
In this issue: Vassili Grossman The Commissar, Leonid Latynin Stavr and Sarah, Nina Sadur Irons and Diamonds, Ludmila Ulitskaia March 1953, Barely Soup, Igor Pomerantsev Sobs in Corners, A Little About You, Yosip, Victor Beilis Breakfast Alfresco. Stories
Mikhail Bulgakov: To a Secret Friend, from The Diaries of Elena Sergeyevna, Elana Sergeyevna, Books about and by Bulgakov. Osip Mandelstam: Mandelstam on Himself, from The Fourth Prose, Cold Summer, Evgeny Mandelstam's Excerpts from Memoirs, Nadezhda Mand
In this issue: Anatoly Mariengof A Novel Without Lies. The turbulent life of a great poet against the flamboyant background of Bohemian Moscow in the 1920s. Anatoly Mariengof's controversial memoir was hidden away for so long in the closed holdings of Sov
In this issue: Irina Muravyova The Nomadic Soul. A Story of Modern Anna Karenina, Lala, Natasha, Toma, Philemon and Baucis. The Nomadic Soul traces the dramatic history of several generations of an upper-class family during the First World War and the Civ
In this issue: Larissa Miller HomoLudens, Childhood in Post-War Moscow, Papa Misha, St.Petersburg-Leningrad, Muzyka - Music, Flitting and Gliding, the Black Sea, Virgin Lands, My Romance with English, My Land and Home, In Lieu of Conclusion. Larissa Mille
In this issue: Anatoly Mariengof Cynics, Leonid Latynin Sleeper at Harvest Time, Evgeni Popov Pork Kebabs, Zufar Gareev When Other Birds Call, Vyacheslav Rybakov Hassle, Viktor Erofeev Soviet Literature: In Memoriam, Tatyana Scherbina and Mikhail Aizenber
In this issue: Vladimir Sorokin A Business Proposition, Four Stout Hearts, Igor Iarkevich How I Shit My Pants, How I Did Get Raped, Viktor Erofeev De Profundis, Cheekbones, a Nose and a Gully, Daniil Kharms A Letter and Other Pieces, Yuri Miloslavski Urba
In this issue: Alexander Genis Literary Nonfiction by A. Genis, The View from the Window, Red Bread, USA from A to Y, Brodsky in New York, Darkness and Silence: The Art of Subtraction. These literary pieces by one of Russia's foremost essayists reflect th
Series: Glas New Russian Writing, Volume 18 In this issue: Asar Eppel Red Caviar Sandwiches, Semyon's Lonely Soul, One Warm Dark Night, Two Tobits, July, Inasmuch and Insofar As, Sorry Lot, You're My Second, Sitting in the Dark on bentwood Chairs. Asar
In this issue: Leonid Latynin "The Face-Maker and the Muse". This 1978 Russian novel is about an artist who lives in "the city," a dystopian hell whose citizens are identified only by numbers - unless they happen to look like an idealized face called "the
In this issue: Peter Aleshkovsky "Skunk: A Life". "Aleshkovsky has a vivid style and a fresh vesion of his homeland, which still has the ring of the country which Leskov and Dostoevsky explored so unforgettably. This is the real thing: real literature abo
In this issue: Sigizmund Krziszanowsky "In the Pupil of the Eye", Vladimir Makanin "The Safety-valve", Sergei Task "S.O.B.", "Four Knights Opening", Nina Gabrielian "Happiness", "The Studio Apartment". Transfiguration: Feminist Journal and Club in Russia,
In this issue: Viktor Pelevin "The Blue Lantern", "Mid-game", "The View from the Window", Zufar Gareyev "Facsimile Summer", Yevgeny Kharitonov "Teardrops on the Flowers", Vladimir Makanin "Klycharyov and Alimushkin", Fredeich Gorenstein "Bag in Hand", Zin
In this issue: Marina Filatova "If I Were a Man", Svetlana Vasilenko "Shamara", Nina Sadur from "Witch's Tears", Marina Palei "The Bloody Women's Ward", Galina Scherbakova "The Three Loves of Masha Peredreeva", Larissa Miller "A Childhood in Post-War Mo
In this issue: Vladimir Makanin "The Captive of the Caucasus", Victor Pelevin "The Tambourine for the Upper World", Vassily Aksyonov "Palmer's First Flight", "Palmer's Second Flight", Zinovy Zinik "The Moth", Alexander Terekhov "The Rat Killer", "Happines
Booker winners: Vladimir Makanin "Baize-covered table with Decanter", Viktor Astafiev "The Cursed and the Slain", Oleg Yermakov "The Sign of the Beast", Ludmila Ulitskaya "Sonechka", Semyon Lipkin "A Resident Remembers". GLAS short list: Victor Pelevin "O
In this issue: Maria Arbatova "Equation with Two Knowns", "My Teachers", Nina Gabrielyan "the Lilac Dressing Gown", Dina Rubina "On Upper Maslovka", Irina Muravyova "In Kroporkinskaya Street", "The Forgotten Woman", Irina Polianskaya "The Pure Zone", Liud
In this issue: Boris Slutsky "Things That Happened". Slutsky (1919-1986) was first published and became known after his death. In "Things That Happened" the innermost thoughts of this clear-eyed tragedian are revealed as he enthused during the dynamism an
RUSSIAN-LANGUAGE INTERPRETER'S MEMOIRS DEBUT! Up to now there had been actually no memoirs of Russian-language interpreters published in the U.S. This collection of amusing and edifying stories could very well serve as a practical handbook of ethics for
The successful English naval blockade of Germany (and Austro-Hungary), meant that the only source of iron ore for the Central Powers was neutral Sweden. Both the English and Russian fleets ran operations to disrupt and prevent iron ore from reaching the
Первая значительная трагедия Уильяма Шекспира - "печальнейшая на свете повесть" о двух юных влюбленных, ценой своей смерти примиряющих издавна враждовавшие веронские семейства Монтекки и Капулетти. Остродраматические коллизии пьесы, возвышенная свобода и глубина чувств главных героев во многом определили эмоциональный мир и ценности новоевропейской...
«Джеймс і гігантський персик» — одна з найвідоміших дитячих повістей Роальда Дала. ...Так сталося, що маленький Джеймс мусить жити разом зі своїми злющими тітоньками — тіткою Шкваркою і тіткою Шпичкою, які постійно коверзують і знущаються з нього. Проте одного дня стається щось надзвичайне, і життя Джеймса та його тітоньок докорінно змінюється... Як...