Essays and criticism

Commentary on Homeward from Heaven by Boris Poplavsky in Bryan Karetnyk’s translation, On the Seawall

Quieter Than Water, Lower Than Grass, an Essay, Narrative

Book Review: Present Tense Machine by Gunnhild Øyehaug in Kari Dickson’s translation, The Common

Book Review: Grey Bees by Andrey Kurkov in Boris Dralyuk’s translation, On the Seawall

Book Review: The President Shop by Vesna Maric, On the Seawall

Book Review: Three Apples Fell From the Sky by Narine Abgaryan in Lisa C. Hayden’s translation, The Common

Marie Ross’s Brahms, a Profile, World Literature Today

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, an Essay, The Believer

Book Review: Klotsvog by Margarita Khemlin in Lisa C. Hayden’s translation, The Common

Women in Public Art, an Essay, World Literature Today

Did the Russian Wizard of Oz Subvert Soviet Propaganda? Olga Zilberbourg on Aleksandr Volkov’s Adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s Classic, Lit Hub

Book Review: Farewell, Aylis: A Non-Traditional Novel in Three Works by Akram Aylisli, translated from Azeri by Katherine E. Young, The Common

Feature: “What to Read Now. Contemporary Russian-language Literature.” A review of four recent translations from Russian, World Literature Today

“To Understand Russia’s Complexities, Turn to Its Contemporary Literature,” Epiphany

Book Review: A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen, San Francisco Chronicle

Book Review: The Consequences by Niña Weijers, translated from Dutch by Hester Velmans, The Common

Tracking Down the Little Girl in a Mysterious Spanish Statue, Electric Literature

Book Review: Knots by Gunnhild Øyehaug, translated from Norwegian by Kari Dickson, The Common

Book Review: Land of Love and Ruins by Oddný Eir, translated from Icelandic by Phillip Roughton, Rain Taxi 21.4

Book Review: Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea by Teffi, translated from Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, Anne Marie Jackson, and Irina Steinberg, The Common

Book Review: A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa, translated by Daniel Hahn, The Common

Book Review: Target in the Night by Ricardo Piglia, translated by Sergio Waisman, The Common

Book Review: Sworn Virgin by Elvira Dones, Bitch #64, Love/Lust Issue

“St. Petersburg, Russia,” A Reader’s Narrative, Narrative Magazine

Book Review: State of Grace by Joy Williams, Narrative Magazine

“The Anxieties of Fatherhood”: A Review of All Her Father’s Guns by James Warner, HTMLGIANT

Use Your Icicles”: A Review of This Time We Are Both by Clark Coolidge, HTMLGIANT

Book Review: Chronicle in Stone by Ismail Kadare, Narrative Magazine

New Fiction of New Russian Realism,” HTMLGIANT

Book Review: Family Ties by Clarice Lispector, Narrative Magazine

Book Review: Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin, Narrative Magazine

Overcoming Silence [Преодоление немоты]“, Sofia Petrovna. Going under [Софья Петровна. Спуск под воду] by Lydia Chukovskaya. St. Petersburg: Azbuka-klassika

Book Review: Homo Faber by Max Frisch, Narrative Magazine

Naxos, Greece: The Tourist Revolution,” Pology

Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac, Earthwalkers

The Memory of Colombine”: Akhmatova’s Поэма без Героя [Poem without a Hero] and Chaplin’s Limelight, Portals