Afternoon Bites: Andrey Kurkov, “David Comes to Life,” Rocky Votolato, and more

“Kurkov’s books are published in English by a crime series and do involve death, guns, money, and sex, but no one should expect Lord Peter Wimsey here.” Anthony Olcott on Andrey Kurkov’s Russian crime fiction (with added penguins), at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

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