Zinovy Zinik left the Soviet Union in 1975 and has been living in England since 1976. Among his books of fiction in English are One-Way Ticket (1995), History Thieves (2010) and Sounds Familiar or the Beast of Artek (2016). Zinik’s recent works in Russian include the novel Ящик оргона (2017) and the collection of shorter prose Нога моего отца и другие реликвии (2021). His new collection of short stories in Russian, Нет причины для тревоги, was published in 2022.
In this collection of 34 short stories, author Alexis Levitin, travel set in hand, takes the reader on a journey across several continents – and even into space – exploring the joys of chess and its effect on the lives of those who play.
In this collection, Andrey Kneller has woven together his own poems with his translations of one of the most recognized and celebrated contemporary Russian poets, Vera Pavlova.