Three String Books

  • Dislocation

    Edited by Julia Nemirovskaya and Anna Krushelnitskaya

    Dislocation

    This collection reflects the developments and effects of the Ukraine War as seenby Russophone poets from all over the world. Divided into thematic clusters, thebook delves into the death, despair, displacements, and dislocations broughton by the war, and...

    $44.95
  • Mothersland

    Shahzoda Samarqandi- translated by Shelley Fairweather-Vega

    Mothersland

      "I don't remember exactly whether my youth ended, and then the USSR, or if it was the other way around.  But I do know that those two things are connected.  Now I'm left here between two truths: the truth of the land, and the truth of...

    $19.95
  • The Old Man and The Counterfeit Coin

    Scherr, Barry

    The Old Man and The Counterfeit Coin

    Although The Old Man has been performed only rarely and The Counterfeit Coin has not even been translated into English until now, both works are deservingof far more attention than they have received.  Here, Gorky moves beyond the social themes that...

    $22.95
  • The Predictability of the Past

    Alexander Rojavin

    The Predictability of the Past

    A bear self-begets in an ordinary Russian family’s bathroom, Pushkin accidentally survives his duel with d’Anthès, and the ill-fated family of a small boy born in prerevolutionary Russia stumbles through the 20th century all the way...

    $29.95
  • Long Conversations in Anticipation of a Joyous Death

    Yevsey Tseytlin, translated by Alexander Rojavin

    Long Conversations in Anticipation of a Joyous Death

    Yevsey Tseytlin’s Long Conversations in Anticipation of a Joyous Death  came about as the result of an unusual experiment. The subject of this book is unusual and deceptively simple: two authors, one young, one old and ailing, maintain a...

    $29.95
  • Into the Spotlight: New Writing from Slovakia

    Magdalena Mullek and Julia Sherwood (eds.)

    Into the Spotlight: New Writing from Slovakia

    "There are stories that could have taken place anywhere - of love and hate, beauty and ugliness, illness and music - stories distinctly and intriguingly Slovak..."     Into the Spotlight features the best of what Slovak literature has to offer...

    $24.95
  • So Far, So Good: The Mašín Family and the Greatest Story of the Cold War

    Jan Novák; edited by Craig Cravens

    So Far, So Good: The Mašín Family and the Greatest Story of the Cold War

    This is the true story of three young Czech men whose daring exploits of anti-Communist resistance and 1953 flight to West Berlin set off the largest manhunt in the history of the Eastern Bloc. To this day, whether the Mašín brothers were...

    $34.95
  • Ivan’s Daughter: Short Stories and a Novella

    By Valentin Rasputin, Translated by Margaret Winchell

    Ivan’s Daughter: Short Stories and a Novella

    For more about Ivan's Daughter, read our interview with translator Margaret Winchell.  As E. L. Doctorow noted, “The historian will tell you what happened. The novelist will tell you what it felt like.” Understanding present-day...

    $24.95
  • Apollon Bezobrazov

    By Boris Poplavsky, Translated by John Kopper

    Apollon Bezobrazov

    This is the first title in Slavica's new imprint, Three String Books. Three String Books is an imprint of Slavica Publishers devoted to translations of literary works and belles-lettres from Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and the other...

    $24.95
  • Murder Ballad and other legends book cover

    by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Timothy West

    Murder Ballads and Other Legends

    “Some texts, after I’ve written them, have woken me up in the night so that I break out in a sweat and jump out of bed.” With this confession Bohumil Hrabal concludes Murder Ballads and Other Legends, a genre-bending collection of...

    $19.95
  • Look at Him book cover

    Anna Starobinets, translated by Katherine E. Young

    Look at Him

    Journalist, scriptwriter, and novelist Anna Starobinets-often called "Russia's Stephen King"-is best known for her work in horror and her writing for children. In this groundbreaking memoir, Starobinets chronicles the devastating loss of her unborn son...

    $19.95
  • It Happened on the First of September (or Some Other Time)

    Pavol Rankov, translated by Madgalena Mullek

    It Happened on the First of September (or Some Other Time)

    Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature. "It's where we've ended up. Not because of our own mistakes, because of politics. We weren't able to live our own lives; we had to live the way we were told to." - Maria (excerpt from book) "It...

    $29.95
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