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message 1: by Cheryl (last edited Dec 23, 2020 04:26PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments I'm excited to participate in this challenge again in 2019!

This is my thread for literature translated from Russian only (my particular focus for 2019). I also have a separate thread for literature translated from all other languages.

Cheryl’s Translated Literature Genre Challenge 2019 (and 2020) - Russian

Goal 16 genres
Completed: 16 genres

Genres

Biography
Children's/Fairytales
✔ Classic Fiction (>50 years old): One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
✔ Contemporary fiction: The Big Green Tent
✔ Fantasy: The Master and Margarita
✔ Folklore/Mythology: Russian Folk-Tales
Graphic Novels/Manga/Comics
✔ History (Non-fiction): Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future
Horror
✔ Humour: Pushkin Hills
✔ Literary Fiction/Historical Fiction: Cancer Ward
✔ Memoir/Autobiography: The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia.
Mystery (Crime, Detective. Cozy, Noir, etc.)
✔ Non-fiction (Essays, Cookbooks, Self-help, True crime, etc.): Pushkin's Children: Writing on Russia and Russians
✔ Poetry/Epics: Final Meeting: Selected Poetry of Anna Akhmatova
✔ Romance: Doctor Zhivago
✔ Science Fiction/Dystopia: Omon Ra
✔ Short Stories: The Suitcase
✔ Thrillers/Suspense/Espionage: Crime and Punishment
✔ Travel Writing: Little Golden America
✔ Wildcard - Satire: Heart of a Dog
Young Adult/New Adult


message 2: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #1

Memoir: The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.
Translated from the Russian by Anna Summers.


message 3: by Cheryl (last edited Jan 26, 2019 03:49PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #2

Thriller: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett


message 4: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #3

Poetry: Final Meeting: Selected Poetry of Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova
Translated from the Russian by Andrey Kneller


message 5: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #4

Wildcard - Satire: Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated from the Russian by Mirra Ginsburg


message 6: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #5

Romance: Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak.
Translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


message 7: by Mrs. Moore (new)

Mrs. Moore | 1 comments Our book club just read both Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilych and Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (which are both very short) in the same month and compared them at the same meeting. Everyone agreed it was one of our best discussions...


message 8: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Mrs. Moore wrote: "Our book club just read both Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilych and Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (which are both very short) in the same month and compared them at the same ..."

Sorry I didn't see your message before now. That sounds like an interesting discussion.


message 9: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #6

Contemporary fiction: The Big Green Tent by Lyudmila Ulitskaya.
Translated from the Russian by Bela Shayevich


message 10: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #7

Literary fiction: Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Translated from the Russian by Nicholas Bethell and David Burg


message 11: by Cheryl (last edited Dec 02, 2019 02:42PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #8

Classic fiction: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Translated from the Russian by H. T. Willetts


message 12: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Since there is no chance that I will complete this challenge by the end of 2019, my new goal is to complete it by the end of 2020. I have renamed the thread accordingly!


message 13: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #9

History (non-fiction): Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich
Translated from the Russian by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait


message 14: by Cheryl (last edited Jul 23, 2020 03:19PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #10

Science Fiction: Omon Ra by Victor Pelevin
Translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield


message 15: by Cheryl (last edited Jul 23, 2020 03:20PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #11

Short Stories: The Suitcase by Sergei Dovlatov
Translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis


message 16: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #12

Non-Fiction (Essays): Pushkin's Children: Writing on Russia and Russians by Tatyana Tolstaya
Translated from the Russian by Jamey Gambrell


message 17: by Cheryl (last edited Sep 11, 2020 09:30AM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #13

Humour: Pushkin Hills by Sergei Dovlatov
Translated from the Russian by Katherine Dovlatov


message 18: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #14

Travel Writing: Little Golden America by Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov
Translated from the Russian by Charles Malamuth


message 19: by Cheryl (last edited Nov 23, 2020 05:32PM) (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #15

Fantasy: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


message 20: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 861 comments Genre #16

Folklore: Russian Folk-Tales by Alexander Nikolaevich Afanasyev
Translated from the Russian by Leonard A. Magnus

I have finally completed this challenge after 2 years!


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