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Black Snow
Black Snow
Written by Mikhail Bulgakov, Translated by Michael Glenny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192147
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Black Snow

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated by Michael Glenny


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

A new edition of Bulgakov’s blistering satire about the great Russian director Stanislavski, inventor of “Method acting,” part of Melville House’s reissue of the Bulgakov backlist in Michael Glenny’s celebrated translations.

In 1926, a play based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel The White Guard premiered at the prestigious Moscow Arts Theatre and it... Read more >
Dossier K
Dossier K
Written by Imre Kertesz, Translated by Tim Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192024
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Dossier K
A Memoir
Written by Imre Kertesz
Translated by Tim Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.95

The first and only memoir from the Nobel Prize–winning author, in the form of an illuminating, often funny, and often combative interview—with himself

Dossier K. is Imre Kertész’s response to the hasty biographies and profiles that followed his 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature—an attempt to set the record straight. 

The result... Read more >
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Dossier K
A Memoir
Written by Imre Kertesz
Translated by Tim Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.95

The first and only memoir from the Nobel Prize–winning author, in the form of an illuminating, often funny, and often combative interview—with himself

Dossier K. is Imre Kertész’s response to the hasty biographies and profiles that followed his 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature—an attempt to set the record straight. 

The result... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Happy Moscow
Happy Moscow
Written by Andrey Platonov, Translated by Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler and Nadya Bourova, Introduction by Robert Chandler
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ISBN: 9781590175859
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Happy Moscow

Written by Andrey Platonov
Translated by Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler and Nadya Bourova
Introduction by Robert Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Moscow Chestnova is a bold and glamorous girl, a beautiful parachutist who grew up with the Revolution. As an orphan, she knew tough times—but things are changing now. Comrade Stalin has proclaimed that “Life has become better! Life has become merrier!” and Moscow herself is poised to join... Read more >
The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
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ISBN: 9780307949653
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The Captain's Daughter
And Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $12.95

Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five “Tales of Belkin” contrasts with a dark fable of... Read more >
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The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
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ISBN: 9780307949660
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The Captain's Daughter
And Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five “Tales of Belkin” contrasts with a dark fable of... Read more >
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Speak, Nabokov
Speak, Nabokov
Written by Michael Maar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844674374
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Speak, Nabokov

Written by Michael Maar


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2010
Price: $24.95

On the eve of the controversial, posthumous publication of The Original of Laura, Michael Maar follows his critically acclaimed The Two Lolitas with a revealing new perspective on Vladimir Nabokov’s life and work. Hunting down long-hidden clues in the novels, and using the themes that run through Nabokov’s fiction to illuminate... Read more >
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