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Podcasts from Spectator writers
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders reviewed
By Viv Groskop
Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age by Sara Wheeler reviewed
The art of the short story: what we can learn from the Russians
Searching in vain for the ‘soul’ of modern Russia
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.