short stories

Short stories to enjoy in lockdown

April 30, 2020 6:47 pm

Philip Hensher chooses some of his favorite authors, including Chekhov, V.S. Pritchett, Alice Munro and Italo Calvino


Searching in vain for the ‘soul’ of modern Russia

August 1, 2019 3:27 pm

Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age by Sara Wheeler reviewed