“What is luck (udacha) in Russian culture? That which you constantly expect, but which does not always arrive.” (From the Editor’s Introduction)
Of course, for our 13th issue, we had to take on “Luck” as our theme. But where do you look for luck in Russian literature and memoirs? How about in the works of Pushkin, Tolstoy, Bunin, Aleshkovsky, Tsvetaeva and half a dozen others?