Weapons from World War II ... In this category is everything that shoots, blows up, explodes... But perhaps Soviet command could predict the fascist's next blow. Gray cranes, a harmonous wedge flying from Libya on the lakes of Polesye, - now a terrible ba
Roby Singer, born during the war in Budapest to a boy from a poor Jewish family, was not circumcised in due time. And then his mother and grandmother, spending all their energies on the post-war survival, somehow forgot that their son and grandson were no
Считается, что закон не имеет обратной силы. Да, но только – не закон человеческих отношений. Можно ли заключить в строгие временные рамки родственные чувства, любовь, дружбу, честь, служебный долг? Как определить точку отсчета для этих понятий? Они – вне
This collection contains testimonies of remarkable people, half-forgotten events, connecting us with our ancestors who lived difficult, worthy, sometimes heroic lives. In addition to a large official history, recorded, rewritten and edited daily, there is
Трактир "Кофейная гуща" стоит на границе между новорожденной реальностью и непознаваемым хаосом ещё неосуществлённых возможностей. Поэтому именно он стал центральным местом действия цикла "Хроники Ехо", в ходе которого старые друзья и коллеги встречаются,
In the third volume of the Millennium series, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. W
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation. On the eve of its publication, the two reporters responsible for the article are murdered, and the finger
Довлатовская «Зона» — это четырнадцать эпизодов из жизни зеков и их надзирателей, истории сосуществования людей за колючей проволокой, рассказанные просто и с отрезвляющим юмором, за которым совершенно ясно можно расслышать: «Ад — это мы сами».
Sergei Dovlatov was born in an evacuation and died in exile. As a writer, he formed in Leningrad, but success came to him in America, where he lived since 1979. His artistic thought with apparent paradoxicality, grounded in life experience, is simple and
The book includes fiction and non-fiction pieces from 24 Russian book authors who were short-listed or won the Big Book Award (the highest literary award in Russia). Most texts were written specifically for this edition!
"Black Dragon" is the name of river Amur in Chinese. On its Russian coast, there is a village Byvaloe, where Russians, Jewes, and Chinese people settled before and after the Russian Revolution of 1917. This mixture of people creates a context for the unus
Porfiry Petrovich is a literary-police algorithm. He investigates crimes and simultaneously writes detective stories about it, earning money for the Police Department. Marukha Cho is an art critic with a lot of money and her specialty is the so-called "gy
Polish hontology. Things and people in the years of transition.
Theater of Despair - Desperate Theater. Autobiography. Book nominated for the Big Book Award!
"A long jump" is a new novel by Olga Slavnikova. Oleg Vedernikov finishes school and prepares for the European Championships - he has high hopes, the junior athlete is gifted with the ability to brief levitation. One day he makes a champion jump - he push
Роман Елены Шатохиной можно отнести к гипотетическим произведениям о жизни поэта. Используя подлинные письма Пушкина и его окружения, автор мастерски соединил эпистолярный жанр, детектив, историческую повесть и мелодраму.
It is a documentary novel about the search for answers to the most burning questions about the Holocaust in the territory of Lithuania. Author faithfully studies the archives, reads the protocols, compares the testimonies, and reviews video recordings - i
The book tells about a mysterios incident that occurred back in 1959 when nine students mysteriously died during their hiking trip. After the group's bodies were discovered, an investigation by Soviet Union authorities determined that six had died from hy
So the novel takes place in the early Soviet years. "My children" is a bold and profound study of the consciousness of the Russian German, in which love for the Great River Volga and related beliefs-steppe, pagan, savage-naive, with a clear touch of Kalmy
The novel "Walnut Buddha" by Boris Akunin describes the contradictory, turbulent era of Tsar Peter the Great (Peter I) and accompanies the fifth volume of the project "The History of the Russian State" - "Tsar Peter Alekseevich". In the characters of the
This is a mystery novel that accompanies a non-fiction volume "History of the Russian State, from Ivan III to Boris Godunov, between Asia and Europe". The events in the novel take place during the same time period.