2022 Russian reading list

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After the last update (way back in July 2021?!), I finished a few more Russian-y books in the final half of the year… I read Jeremy Bishop’s Torment, a quasi-religious zombie book with (surprise) a ridiculously stereotyped Russia. To kick … Read More

Dodo Pizza in Russia

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This smiling bird is famous all over Russia. That’s right: a dodo! 😀 He’s the mascot of a very successful pizza franchise called Додо Пицца. The company started back in 2011 and is now all over the world. As of … Read More

Russian cartoon park

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We discovered another fairy tale park. Or maybe it’s a Soviet cartoon park? This place is hidden away in a larger park in the city’s metallurgical district. Let’s see who lives here… Ну, погоди! Meet Волк and Заяц, stars of … Read More

2021 reading list

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Last January I made these reading lists: 2020 e-books about Russia and Russian and Russian books currently on my bookshelf. In total, I finished nine of those books (well, one was a grammar textbook). The most disappointing read was probably … Read More

Shapka, Babushka, Kefir

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Shapka, Babushka, Kefir. Ah, this book. I’ve wanted to read it since 2017. Back then, my Russian wasn’t good enough to get through it and I didn’t know it was also published in English. Now here we are, years later, … Read More

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