Robert Chandler’s Russian translations focus on great voices in Russian literature. He hopes to see more contemporary Russian writers translated into other languages.
Russia’s Eksmo-owned LitRes announces its goal to boost its current 7,000 audiobooks on offer to 50,000 of them—in five years.
‘By all accounts, popular literature is in the lead’ among Russian readers, according to new results from a survey reported by Russia Behind the Headlines.
Reports say the ban proposed to Ukraine’s parliament members would require a book from Russia to have permission from a special public commission to be imported.
Translations into Italian, Spanish, and English are among the new winners of the biennial awards, which are given in Moscow both to translators and to publishers.
‘Not to distract from Bulgakov’s text,’ writes Alexandra Guzeva, is producers’ challenge in creating a complex online reading of ‘The Master and Margarita.’
Russia’s Ministry of Culture promises favorable rent rates to bookshops, but how much can that help with a dearth of Russian bookstores?
With a Russian Literature Week planned for December, Read Russia’s longlist looks at translation in four categories and a shortlist should be coming later this month.
Princeton University Library has digitized 47 Russian children’s books as part of its Cotsen Children’s Library of international literature for young readers.
From the Frankfurt Book Fair Summer Academy, book industry consultant Iryna Baturevych offers an insider look at post-Soviet book markets and the international ambitions of publishers working there.