Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev was a Russian playwright, novelist and short-story writer, who is considered to be a father of Expressionism in Russian literature. He is one of the most talented and prolific representatives of the Silver Age period.
Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky (1863 ? 1938) was a Russian actor and theatre director. The Stanislavsky system would inspire numerous acting teachers in America whose teachings became a dominant force in film acting, especially in the period after Wo
The book contains the facts of anti-Semitism in the way of education and science in the lives of six generations of the family, my teachers and colleagues. The factors to overcome them. Heavy historical periods presented: Tsarist Russia, post-Revolution ,
A lifetime of letters, collected for the first time, from the legendary musician and songwriter. John Lennon was one of the greatest songwriters the world has ever known, creator of "Help!", "Come Together", "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", "Strawberry Fi
Charles Robert Darwin (1809 1882) was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that
A complete biography of a Russian poet, essayist and translator of the Romantic era. Batyushkov also served in the diplomatic corps, spending an extended period in 1818 and 1819 as a secretary to the Russian diplomatic mission at Naples.
This is the book of memories by Aleksandra Iurieva accompanied by comments by historian Kirsten Siver. This is a story of the naive and innocent girl from a good family who finds herself involved in a terrible predicament. She marries the Norwegian milita
Full title: 'Boris Rabbot: An Unheeded Voice of the 1960s'. The volume includes most significant works written between 1960 and 2011 by a Russian emigre political scientist, sociologist, journalist and writer who was part of the liberal movement reform th
For the first time Dovlatov's unpublished letters from 1962 to 1990 are collected under one cover! As Dovlatov stated himself, he enjoyed writing letters even more than writing short stories. His letters constitute a big part of his literary heritage - wi
A collection of interviews with Vasily Aksenov from 1992 to 2007, the period when he returned to Russia and published few new novels. In those interviews Aksenov talks about literature, writing, and his life in America and in Russia.