David Guy is a well-known journalist and writer who spent thirty years working for The Evening Moscow (a well-known Soviet newspaper). After leaving Russia in 1993, he settled in New York. He has authored over thirty novels and documentaries Now he’s the editor-in-chief of the Russian-language literary journal “Vremena”. He also makes regular appearances on the Russian-language cable channel RTN program “Meet the Press”.
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.