The Noise of Time, by Julian Barnes.

Alfred A. Knopf, 2016

A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present; by Zvi Gitelman.

University of Indiana Press, 2001

The Family Mashber (The Hidden One),  by Der Nister.

Translated from Yiddish by Leonard Wolf.  Summit Books, 1987.

Also with an introduction by David Malouf, in paperback,  New York Review Books Classics, 2008.

Storyline based on the history of the town of Berdichev, Ukraine.

Black On Red, by Robert Robinson with Jonathan Slevin: My 44 Years Inside the SOVIET UNION. An autobiography BY Black American.

Acropolis Books LTD, Washington, D.C., 1988

The Great Terror, by Robert Conquest

The Macmillan Company, 1968

Anna’s Shtetl (Judaic Studies Series), by Lawrence A. Coben,

University Alabama Press, 2007.

History of Korsun, Ukraine, in the beginning of the 20th century (includes families of Gnoyensky, Budyansky, Grushevsky).

Tilli’s Story: My Thoughts Are Free, by Lorna Collier and Tilli Schulze 

iUniverse, Inc., 2005.

Storyline based in the town of Gnoien.

When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry, by Gal Beckerman                         

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010

Short stories and novels by David Bezmozgis

Bridge From Nowhere, by Bena Averbukh and Lynne Sinton

 Hara Publishing, 2003

Babi Yar, poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, 1961.

Homo Sovieticus, by Aleksandr Zinovyev

Grove/Atlantic, 1982.

A Taste of Russia: A Cookbook of Russian Hospitality, by Darra Goldstein  

Russian Information Services, 2008

Mastering the art of Soviet Cooking, by Anya Von Bremzen                                                                             

Crown Publishing, 2013

Nineteen Eighty Four,  by George Orwell

Signet Classics, 1950

Richard Nixon – Henry Kissinger: The Anti-Semite who saved Israel, by Jerry Klinger (president of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation.)

Twelve sexual commandments of revolutionary proletariat,  by A. B. Zalkind 

Moscow, 1924.

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture (Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture), edited by T. Smorodinskaya, K. Evans-Romaine, H.  Goscilo

Routledge Publishing, 2007

Soviet Consumer Culture in the Brezhnev Era, by Natalya Chernyshova                                                         

Routledge Publishing, 2013

One Flew Over the Iron Curtain: A Story of Perseverance and Fate, by Vladimir Bychkov,  2012    (site published in both English and Russian)





Багровая Книга: Погромы 1919-20 гг. на Украине, С. И. Гусев-Оренбургский  

Изд-во Ладога, Нью-Йорк, 1983.

The Crimson Book: Pogroms of 1919-20 in Ukraine, by S.I. Gusev-Orenburgskij

Publishing House Ladoga, New York, 1983.

Reference to translation “Purple Book: Pogroms 1919-20 in Ukraine,” published in Harbin, 1922, could not be confirmed.

Альманах Россия: ХХ Век, Архив Александра Н. Яковлева. Культура и власть 1953 – 1957 гг.     Документ номер 8 (оригинал.) Записка Отдела науки и культуры ЦК КПСС об «отрицательной роли в деле коммунистического воспитания» западной песенно-танцевальной музыки, от 01.08.1954.

Almanac Russia: XX Century, Archive of Aleksander N. Yakovlev. Culture and power 1953 – 1957. Document number 8 (original.) Memorandum of the Department of Science and Culture of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union about “the negative role of the Western song-and-dance music in the communist upbringing,” of August 1, 1954. (

Книга о Вкусной и Здоровой Пище,

Изд-во Пищепромиздат, Москва, 1953

Book of Delicious and Healthy Food, Publishing House Pishchepromizdat, Moscow, 1953.

Книга о Вкусной и Здоровой Пище,

Изд-во Пищепромиздат, Москва, 1954

Book of Delicious and Healthy Food, Publishing House Pishchepromizdat, Moscow, 1954.

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