Tag Archives: Russia

Review: The Snail on the Slope by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

translated by Alan Meyers Gollancz 1980 243 pages grab a copy (the link here is to the upcoming [2018] Chicago Review Press edition) Radiant Terminus meets Annihilation meets The Slynx The strange title of this Strugatsky novel perfectly reflects the strangeness that follows. How does one even begin to review a book like The Snail

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Upcoming Polish, Czech, and Russian SF in Translation

Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ !     The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are

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