Leading Ukrainian and Russian writers are trading barbs over the recent annexation of the Crimea by Russia and the evolving situation in Ukraine.
Checkpoints. Watchtowers. Walls. Why do we persist in dividing people when it only served to diminish hope and the greater good?, asks author Beth Kephart.
Amid violent political protests and the threat of occupation by Russian troops, Ukrainians are moving to protect their most precious literary treasures.
A lack of competent translators and a dysfunctional relationship with Russian publishing have frustrated publishers hoping to bring better books to the Ukraine.
Russia supplies 90% of the books in the Ukraine, but the government wants to change this by investing over $60 million to support the indigenous book business.
Jihad, a Ukrainian graphic novel with a wild and unlikely publishing history, is, says Daniel Kalder, ‘the perfect secret post-Soviet graphic novel.’