George Kennan - History - 2007 - 425 pages
In the 1860s, the Russo-American Telegraph Company set out to telegraphically connect the United States and Europe using lines running through the Bering Straits and Siberia ...
Andrei Makine - Fiction - 1998 - 256 pages
A boy growing up in the Soviet Union of the 1960s and 1970s visits his French grandmother each summer, accumulating new tales of a Russia he never knew
Andreď Makine - Fiction - 2002 - 109 pages
Pursuing a musical career despite the persecution of his performer parents during Stalin's late 1930s reign of terror, young Alexi Berg is forced to flee into a violent world ...
Orlando Figes - History - 2002 - 728 pages
Examines the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century.
Perry McDonough Collins - History - 2011 - 370 pages
Perry McDonough Collins was the first American to journey through Siberia and down the 2,690-mile Amur River to the Pacific Ocean. In 1860 he wrote A Voyage Down the Amoor, an ...