We culled through 15 years of Russian Life to select readers’ and editors’ favorite stories and biographies for inclusion in a special two volume collection. Totalling over 1100 pages, these two volumes encompass some of the best writing we have published over the last two decades, and include the most timeless stories and biographies – those that can be read again and again.
This is Volume 1: History and Culture
, including 76 feature stories on history and culture, from banyas to vodka, from Tsarism to the Bolshevik Revolution, from cultural traditions to social upheavals. See the table of contents here
includes 78 timeless biographies of Russians who have shaped the country’s history and culture, from Akhmatova to Zabolotsky.
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