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zarina-zabrisky's picture
Nov.04.2012
IRON weaves a compelling coming of age tale set during the agony of the Soviet Union. Rape, prison and death are always around the corner. Every day is a new game of Russian roulette. There is no tomorrow. Rebellious, savage and hungry for love and all things real, Zabrisky's characters live on...
jeff-parker's picture
Apr.01.2009
The authors included in Rasskazy are part of the first generation of Russian writers who have spent their entire adult lives in post-Soviet circumstances and, for the past nine years, under the shadow of Putin's rule. These stories demonstrate the range of aesthetics and subject matter of this...
bogdan-tiganov's picture
Jan.17.2009
This collection of short stories and poetry set in post-Ceauşescu and post-cold war Romania takes readers on a journey through the author’s home town of Brăila in the east of the country. Exiled Romanian author Bogdan Tiganov explores social, religious and political issues with insightful frankness...