“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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- A call for proposals from the Women Who Rock Conference.
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