«Люди нередко влюбляются в кого-то с одного взгляда. Мы, литераторы, способны влюбиться с одной фразы. Так со мной и произошло. Я влюбился…» Но ведь мы, читатели, тоже на такое способны. В новой книге Бориса Акунина собраны исторические миниатюры, которые вас удивят, обрадуют, заставят задуматься, а может быть даже «выведут из зоны комфорта». Жизни...
The novel "Companions" is one of the most truthful books about the WWII military doctors. It is based on the author's uneasy personal experience. In 1944 Vera Panova, a journalist, made four voyages in the military medical train to the war front. The swif
Brodsky Among Us: A Memoir (Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and Their Legacy). A searingly personal memoir of the great Russian poet by his American friend and publisher, containing much previously unknown material about how Brodsky left Russia and how he made his way in the new world, and how, during the cold war, Americans played a crucial role in...
This book is about Belle Akhmadulina and her life. It includes her poems, prose, and letters that were not published previously. All of them are woven into the fabric of conversations that constitute this book. These conversations took place in Russia, Fr
The Russian text of this book is a translation of the PhD thesis entitled Re-Presenting the Peredvizhniki: a Partnership of Artists in Late Nineteenth-Century Imperial Russia, which the author carried out at the Courtauld Institute of Art between 2008 and
The monograph is an attempt of interdisciplinary approach to the Russian biographical texts published between the second half of the 18th and mid-19th cent. A wide range of overlapping research perspectives highlights the special features of biographical
V.M. Chernov (1873?1952) ? one of the founders and one of the leaders of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party from around 1900 to the early 1920s. He was the main theoretician of the party and strong supporter of its terror policies before 1911. He w
THE SIXTH SENCE OF THE AVANT-GARDE: Dance, Movement, Kinaesthesia in the Lives of Poets and Artists. Where does avant-garde inspiration come from, and how to preserve and maintain it? How to make oneself open, constantly ready to change? What is the price
THE ADVENTURES OF UNTOVARICH KEM-MIN-KZ IN THE LAND OF THE SOVIETS: E. E. Cummings and Russia Selected, introduced, commented and translated into Russian by Vladimir Feshchenko and Emily Wright. This publication is an anthology of texts relating a unique
400th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY Mnemonic Policies and Idea of Monarchy, 1613?2013. The contributors to this volume describe various technologies of shaping the Romanov myth, the mechanisms of constructing the images of royal personae on the ethn
The book tells the story of Leiba Smilovitsky - a Jewish young man from town Rechitsa (Belarus) during the WW2 and immediately after its ending. The evacuation to Bashkiria (1941), voluntary joining the Red Army (1942), a game of hide and seek with death
General Vlasov led a force of former Soviet soldiers in battle against the Red Army during Worl War Two. After the war the general and his forces were transferred by the western allies to the USSR where they faced execution.
This volume includes multiple essays on the history of fashion. The author talks about changes in style and fashion in a context of a variety of historical events of the 20th century, from Silver Century to Stalin.
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 ,
Everyone is well aware of the difficulties obtaining U.S. diploma doctor. Information is based on the analysis of about 100 questionnaires. Submitted 2 groups - continuing and continuing medical work. One of the goals - and objective reporting difficult