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    The Geese The geese bid farewell to the tundra with heavy-hearted cries. For them it will be very difficult, no, it is not for them to bask under an African sky, it is for them to dream of the North with its snow and May showers, with the caress of...
  • An Iraqi in Paris is Samuel Shimon’s (b. 1956) debut novel, detailing the author’s real-world journey from his home in Iraq to Paris, France. The novel was long-listed for the 2007 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Al-Hayat called it a “gem...
  • Četvrti krug (Polaris, 1993) The Fourth Circle (Ministry of Whimsy Press, 2004), tr. Mary Popović, afterword (1) "A Brief History of The Fourth Circle" by Zoran Živković, afterword (2) "Science Fiction and Metaphysics" by...
  • Photo by Nebojsa Babic Zoran Živković (b. 1948) is the author of nineteen works of fiction. Translations of Živković’s prose books have appeared in more than sixty translated editions. Ž...
  • While waiting for a train, a woman enters a teashop and decides to act with uncharacteristically reckless abandon. She orders the most unusual tea on the menu: tea with stories. In this story, which represents Serbian writer Zoran...
  • Neither tomorrow nor today Poem by Semyon Khanin. Video by Edmunds Jansons.   When we run out of jazz Poem by Sergei Timofeyev. Video by Artur Punte and Sergei Timofeyev.
  • Discover new authors to read from Armenia to Uzbekistan in WLT's post-Soviet reading list. Links to read or purchase each book are provided. Armenia • Azerbaijan • Belarus • Estonia • Georgia • Kazakhstan • Kyrgyzstan • Latvia • Lithuania...
  • Ukrainian writer Tanya Malyarchuk’s work fuses Chekhov-like psychological portraits of characters with magical realism. Many of her most fascinating narratives focus on her life growing up amid the mysterious Carpathian Mountains. Tania...

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