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    STEPHEN KOTK INStalinWaiting for Hitler, 1929-1941The second installment of Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkins definitive biography of Joseph Stalin explores the brutal transformation of Russian societyand the trans-formation of Stalin himselffrom collectivization and the Great Terror to the conflict with Hitler's Germany.Penguin Press Hardcover 1,184 pages 978-1-59420-380-0 $40.00

    StalinParadoxes of Power, 1878-1928Kotkins first volume on Stalin is ambitious in conception and masterly in execution. It provides a brilliant account of Stalins formation as a political actor up to his fateful decision to collectivize agriculture by force. Kotkin combines biography with histori-cal analysis in a way that brings out clearly Stalin's great political talents as well as the ruthlessness with which he applied them and the impact his policies had on Russia and the world. This is a magisterial work on the grandest scale. David Halloway, Stanford University, author of Stalin and the BombA monumental achievement.John Lewis GaddisPenguin Paperback 976 pages 978-0-14-312786-4 $26.00

    DOMIN IC L IEVENThe End of Tsarist RussiaThe March to World War I and Revolution"Lieven's insight into the mentalities of early twentieth century Russian statesmen is un-rivalled. As a result, he presents the fullest and most nuanced picture we have of Russia's halting but in the end determined entry into the First World War. This book supersedes all previous ones on the subject."Geoffrey Hosking, University College London"Readers who, after two years of vigorous debate among historians, are looking for a judicious assessment will find this book absorbing as well as indispensable in their teach-ing and research."V. R. Berghahn, Columbia UniversityPenguin Paperback 448 pages 978-0-14-310955-6 $18.00AN ECONOMIST AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK PRIZEFINALIST FOR THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZE

    RICHARD J . EVANSThe Pursuit of PowerEurope 1815-1914Evans returns with a monumental new addition to the acclaimed Penguin History of Europe series, covering the period from the fall of Napoleon to the outbreak of World War I. Evanss gripping narrative ranges across a century of social and national conflicts, giving the reader a magnificently human picture of Europe in the age when it dominated the rest of the globe.Unpacks the fascinatingly complex and interconnected range of historical forces at work between 1815 and 1914.[A] skillful interweave of political conflict and transi-tion, economic transformation, social upheaval, and cultural change.The New York Times Book ReviewPenguin Paperback 848 pages 978-0-14-311042-2 $22.00

    BRYAN KARETNYK, t r ans la to r and ed i t o rRussian migr Short Stories from Bunin to YanovskyAs well as including stories by the most famous migr writers, Vladimir Nabokov and Ivan Bunin, this collection introduces many lesser known voices, including Yuri Fel-zen, known as "the Russian Proust", Nadezhda Teffi, the hugely popular and funny story writer, and Georgy Ivanov, whose work of poetic prose, "The Atom Explodes," is a bril-liant, haunting response to the upheaval and trauma of emigration. Exploring themes of displacement, nostalgia, loss and new beginnings, this anthology will transform the Anglophone world's understanding of Russian migr writing in the twentieth century.Penguin Classics Paperback 464 pages 978-0-241-29973-9 $18.00

    BRIAN JAMES BAER , ed i t o rShort Stories in Russian: New Penguin Parallel TextThis volume of 10 short stories, with parallel translations, offers students the opportunity to enjoy a range of contemporary literature without constantly having to refer to a dictionary.The stories are by well-established writers like Vladimir Sorokin, Ludmila Ulitskaya, Ser-gey Lukyanenko, and Ludmilla Petrushevskaya as well as emerging voices like Alexander Ilichevsky, Evgeny Grishkovets, and Julia Kissina. Drawn from the last two decades of the Soviet Union and the two decades following its collapse, they chart a period of dra-matic social change.Penguin Paperback 240 pages 978-0-14-311834-3 $20.00

    MIKHAIL BULGAKOVThe Master and Margarita50th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)TRANSLATED BY RICHARD PEVEAR AND LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY

    INTRODUCTION BY RICHARD PEVEAR; FOREWORD BY BORIS FISHMAN

    A 50th-anniversary Deluxe Edition of the incomparable 20th-century masterpiece of satire and fantasy, in a newly revised version of the acclaimed Pevear and Volokhonsky transla-tion. Mikhail Bulgakovs fantastical, funny, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem, each brimming with historical, imaginary, frightful, and wonderful characters. This luminous translation [is] distinguished by not only the stylistic elegance that has become a hallmark of Pevear and Volokhonsky translations but also a supreme ear for the sound and meaning of Soviet life.Boris Fishman, from the forewordPenguin Classics Paperback 448 pages 978-0-14-310827-6 $17.00

    ROBERT CHANDLER , BOR IS DRALYUK, and IR INA MASHINSK I , ed i t o r sThe Penguin Book of Russian PoetryThis anthology traces Russian poetry from its nineteenth-century Golden Age to the modern era, including works by several great poetsGeorgy Ivanov and Varlam Shal-amov among themin captivating modern translations. The volume also includes a general introduction, chronology and individual introductions to each poet.There is no single book that brings together such a range of poets as this one does. The Times Literary SupplementPenguin Classics Paperback 480 pages 978-0-14-119830-9 $20.00

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    STEPHEN KOTK INStalinWaiting for Hitler, 1929-1941The second installment of Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkins definitive biography of Joseph Stalin explores the brutal transformation of Russian societyand the trans-formation of Stalin himselffrom collectivization and the Great Terror to the conflict with Hitler's Germany.Penguin Press Hardcover 1,184 pages 978-1-59420-380-0 $40.00

    StalinParadoxes of Power, 1878-1928Kotkins first volume on Stalin is ambitious in conception and masterly in execution. It provides a brilliant account of Stalins formation as a political actor up to his fateful decision to collectivize agriculture by force. Kotkin combines biography with histori-cal analysis in a way that brings out clearly Stalin's great political talents as well as the ruthlessness with which he applied them and the impact his policies had on Russia and the world. This is a magisterial work on the grandest scale. David Halloway, Stanford University, author of Stalin and the BombA monumental achievement.John Lewis GaddisPenguin Paperback 976 pages 978-0-14-312786-4 $26.00

    DOMIN IC L IEVENThe End of Tsarist RussiaThe March to World War I and Revolution"Lieven's insight into the mentalities of early twentieth century Russian statesmen is un-rivalled. As a result, he presents the fullest and most nuanced picture we have of Russia's halting but in the end determined entry into the First World War. This book supersedes all previous ones on the subject."Geoffrey Hosking, University College London"Readers who, after two years of vigorous debate among historians, are looking for a judicious assessment will find this book absorbing as well as indispensable in their teach-ing and research."V. R. Berghahn, Columbia UniversityPenguin Paperback 448 pages 978-0-14-310955-6 $18.00AN ECONOMIST AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK PRIZEFINALIST FOR THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZE

    RICHARD J . EVANSThe Pursuit of PowerEurope 1815-1914Evans returns with a monumental new addition to the acclaimed Penguin History of Europe series, covering the period from the fall of Napoleon to the outbreak of World War I. Evanss gripping narrative ranges across a century of social and national conflicts, giving the reader a magnificently human picture of Europe in the age when it dominated the rest of the globe.Unpacks the fascinatingly complex and interconnected range of historical forces at work between 1815 and 1914.[A] s