Anna Osipova was born in 1976 in Yakutsk. She studied at the Yakutsk Art School named after P.P. Romanov, as well as at the Far Eastern State Academy of Arts in Vladivostok. A recipient of the Russian Academy of Arts diploma, she participated in many regional, national, and international exhibitions, in addition to six personal shows. She has been a member of the Union of Artists of Russia since 2007. Her paintings are in the National Art Museum of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in Yakutsk, the Surikov Art Museum in Krasnoyarsk, and in private collections in France, Germany, USA, China, Israel, Canada, Estonia, and Russia.
Four teenagers grow inseparable in the last days of the Soviet Union—but not all of them will live to see the new world arrive in this powerful debut novel, loosely based on Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.
A book of poems in Russian by Victor Enyutin (San Francisco, 1983). Victor Enyutin is a Russian writer, poet, and sociologist who emigrated to the US from the Soviet Union in 1975.
This collection of personal essays by a bi-national Russian/U.S. author offers glimpses into many things Soviet and post-Soviet: the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the little-discussed and the often-overlooked. What was a Soviet school dance like? Did communists go to church? Did communists listen to Donna Summer? If you want to find out, read on!
“Cold War Casual” is a collection of transcribed oral testimony and interviews translated from Russian into English and from English into Russian that delve into the effect of the events and the government propaganda of the Cold War era on regular citizens of countries on both sides of the Iron Curtain.