The Greatest Books Since 1980 Written by Russian Authors
1 . The Clay Machine-gun by Viktor Pelevin
An intellectually dazzling and hilarious fantasy about identity and Russian history, and a spectacular elaboration of Buddhist philosphy, The Clay Machine-Gun confirms Victor Pelevin as 'one of the...
2 . Summer in Baden-Baden by Leonid Tsypkin
Summer in Baden-Baden (Лето в Бадене) is a book by a Soviet Jewish writer Leonid Tsypkin. It was written in the period from 1977 to 1981, but published in English in 2001 nearly 20 years after his...
3 . The Life of Insects by Victor Pelevin
Set in a crumbling Soviet Black Sea resort, The Life of Insects with its motley cast of characters who exist simultaneously as human beings (racketeers, mystics, drug addicts and prostitutes) and a...