• Thomas, Lucy and Alatau: The Atkinsons’ Adventures in Siberia and the Kazakh Steppe

    John Massey Stewart

    The extraordinary journeys of the ‘Siberian traveller’ Thomas Atkinson (1799-1861), who spent seven years travelling in the Urals, Kazakhstan and Siberia, and of his equally intrepid fellow-traveller wife. They encountered and befriended several of the exiled Decembrists, and Thomas’s watercolours are a unique topographical record.

    Hardback £25.00
  • The Race to Save the Romanovs

    Helen Rappaport

    The author of Ekaterinburg: The Last Days of the Romanovs (pbk £8.99) picks her way deftly through recently found documents and conspiracy theories in the centenary of those infamous murders.

    Helen Rappaport £25.00
  • The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

    Timothy Snyder

    The eminent Yale professor is a vociferous and learned defender of our institutions, under threat as they are from C21st propaganda and agitation. His exploration of what has happened in Ukraine in the last few years, among other things, leaves little room for doubt about Russian involvement in affairs at the heart of the US presidency. This is a brilliant analysis, and all the more disturbing because Snyder is an historian, not  a journalist or politician.

    Hardback £25.00
  • The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

    Ben Macintyre

    From 1973, Oleg Gordievsky – the USSR’s top man in London – was secretly working for MI6. His identity was kept from the Americans. The CIA man who finally identified him was Aldrich Ames, who turned out to be spying for the Soviets. This is a gripping story of treachery and betrayal, culminating in Gordievsky’s dramatic escape from Moscow in 1985.

    Hardback £25.00
  • The Kremlin Letters: Stalin’s Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

    Edited by David Reynolds & Vladimir Pechatnov

    Hundreds of communications between the Allied triumvirate, brilliantly edited by two great scholars of the period.

    Hardback £25.00
  • Teffi: A Life of Letters and of Laughter

    Edythe Haber

    First biography of the Russian writer recently rediscovered by an Anglophone readership, thanks to Pushkin Press’s translations of her short stories and her remarkable memoir of her journey into exile in 1918, ‘Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea’. Witty, dauntless, and rather left field all her life, she visited Tolstoy as a 13-year-old in an attempt to persuade him to alter the ending of ‘War and Peace’.

    Hardback £20.00
  • Love Is Blind

    William Boyd

    Set in the late C19th: a young Scottish piano tuner goes to Paris, then St Petersburg, as he follows his tortuous love affair with a beautiful Russian soprano.

    Hardback £18.99
  • Moscow Sleepers

    Stella Rimington

    There’s going to be blood on the white carpet. A Liz Carlyle novel.

    Hardback £12.99
  • Moscow, Midnight

    John Simpson

    Everybody’s favourite foreign correspondent has turned his hand to crime writing. An MP’s suspicious death is followed up by an old-style journalist, which leads to a trail of assassinations, conspiracies and double agents…

    Hardback £20.00