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Young Adult Books to Read Immediately

Our friend Dmitry Bykov, a renowned writer, poet, and journalist, has compiled a list of required reading for adolescents, drawing from Russian and world literature. Vita Nostra got a shoutout: A child who hasn’t read Vita Nostra is missing out … Continue reading

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He is a Dragon Soundtrack

Some haunting music to get you through the cold nights of winter, taken from the Simon Finley (composer of the He is a Dragon OST) page on soundcloud. Best enjoyed with a cup of hot tea and a good book.

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Scar Review by Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard is a French-American¬† science fiction and fantasy author. From her website: I gobbled it up in a day and found myself rereading choice passages. I love the budding relationship between Agnieszka and the Dragon, but also the … Continue reading

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The Scar Review

The Scar made onto the Top Fantasy Books of Summer 2017 by blogger Elisha Long: This book will hit you right in the feels. It starts out like expected but quickly turns sour as our main character finds out the … Continue reading

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The Foundling in Production

The Foundling, the new remake of the 1939 classic Soviet film about the adventures of a lost child in the big city, is in the midst of production in Moscow. Reinvented by the Dyachenkos, it has been transported into modernity, … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

August is the eve of summer. September is the dawn of autumn. from Alena and Aspirin   from vk.com/theworldinsideout, the official Dyachenko Fan Club.

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Representing Russian Fantasy Worldwide

Earlier this month, the annual Hugo Awards Ceremony took place at the WorldCon convention held in Helsinki, Finland. The award, one of the oldest and most respected in the industry, has been commemorating science fiction authors and artists worldwide since … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

“To be alive is to be vulnerable. The depths of hell are a soap bubble’s membrane away. Ice on the road. An old cell’s error. A child picks up a pill from the floor.” – an excerpt from Vita Nostra.

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Draconic Sequel In The Works

A few days ago, director Igor Tsay – known for his work on Day Watch (2006), Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012), and Lucky Trouble (2011) – pitched the sequel to He Is A Dragon on behalf of Bazelevs to the … Continue reading

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He’s a Dragon: International Titles

In the world of dragons, one’s name bears sacred meaning and tells tales of ancestries and bloodlines. Interestingly, the title of the film adaptation of The Ritual has been translated in a variety of ways. Worldwide, the film is known … Continue reading

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