Category Archives: foreign languages publishing

Soviet Era Posters and Pamphlets

Recently while browsing the Internet I came across the website of University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu. The digital library of this university has interesting Soviet artefacts. There is a large collection (~200) of Soviet pamphlets (from 30s to 50s)  … Continue reading

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Palace And Prison ( Library Of Soviet Literature) by Olga Forsh

In this post, we will see the book Palace And Prison ( Library Of Soviet Literature) by Olga Forsh. About the book “Pending special decree”— these cold and heartless words determined the fate of Mikhail Beideman, Russian revolution­ ary, and … Continue reading

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Choose The Right Word by V. D. Ruderman

In this post, we will see the book Choose The RIght Word by V. D. Ruderman. About the book (A BOOK CONTAINING EXPLANATIONS OF WORDS FREQUENTLY CONFUSED BY RUSSIAN STUDENTS OF ENGLISH, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND EXERCISES) The purpose of this book … Continue reading

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The Insulted and Humiliated (Classics of Russian Literature) – Dostoyevsky

In this post, we will see the book The Insulted and Humiliated by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. About the book In this novel we see a young man madly in love with a girl from a moderately poor family. This girl falls … Continue reading

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Notes of A Soviet Actor – Cherkasov

In this post, we will see the book Notes Of A Soviet Actor by N. Cherkasov. About the book Nikolai Cherkasov, People’s Artist of the USSR, gives an account of his life as an actor, and aspects of the acting … Continue reading

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The Commandant of Bird Island – Dikovsky

In this post, we will see the book The Commandant Of Bird Island by S. Dikovsky. About the book An extremely rare collection of short stories by Sergei Vladimirovich Dikovsky, translated into English and intended for export. The collection takes … Continue reading

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Diary of a School Teacher – Vigdorova

In this post, we will see the book Diary Of A School Teacher by F. Vigdorova. About the book Later I wrote a feature story about a young school-teacher for Komsomolskaya Pravda. When I met her again a year later, … Continue reading

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Conquering The Celestial Mountains – Simonov

In this post, we will see the book Conquering The Celestial Mountains by Yevgeny Simonov. About the book Tien Shan means celestial mountains in Chinese. Climbs in the Tien Shan, (Kang Tengri). The book gives a good insight to the … Continue reading

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Moscow A Short Guide – Kovalyov

In this post, we will see the book Moscow A Short Guide by A. Kovalyov. About the book An introduction to Moscow and its surroundings. Covers some of the major attractions in the city with useful information. The book was … Continue reading

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Life Triumphs – Sharov

In this post, we will see the book Life Triumphs by A. Sharov. About the book The book tells us story of how the terrible disease of plague was conquered. Starting from Danilo Samoilovich, a Ukrainian, founder of epidemiology in … Continue reading

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