Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘The Competent Authority’ by Iegor Gran

17 April 2024 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews The Competent Authority by Iegor Gran, translated by Ruth Driver [hardback, £22, 224pp, ISBN-9781914495557, Mountain Leopard Press, London, 2023] In 1966, two Soviet writers…

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Podcast Then & Now #15: Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Anna Karetnikova

12 February 2024 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the fifteenth edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guest today is Anna Karetnikova. Until recently, Anna Karetnikova lived…

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Podcast: Then & Now #13 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Lev Ponomarev

24 December 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the thirteenth edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guest today is Lev Aleksandrovich Ponomarev. Lev Ponomarev trained and…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘My Russia. War or Peace?’ by Mikhail Shishkin

3 November 2023 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews My Russia. War or Peace?  by Mikhail Shishkin [hardcover, £18.99, 256pp, ISBN-13: 9781529427783, riverrun, Quercus, London, March 2023] In the dying days of Yeltsin’s…

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Podcast: Then & Now #11 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Aleksandra Ilkhovskaya and Svetlana Dokudovskaya

29 September 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the eleventh edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guests today are two Parisians, Aleksandra Ilkhovskaya and Svetlana Dokudovskaya:…

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Nederland, Amsterdam, 11 november 2022. Russian writer Maxim Osipov. Foto: Marcel Bakker

Podcast: Then & Now #10 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with the writer Maxim Osipov

17 August 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the tenth edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guest today is the author Maxim Osipov.  Following in the…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘Orwell and Russia’ by Masha Karp

9 August 2023 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews Orwell and Russia by Masha Karp [paperback, £19.79, 312pp, ISBN-9781788317122 Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2023] As I was gathering my thoughts to write this review,…

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