Books by Sergei Dovlatov and Complete Book Reviews

Sergei Dovlatov, Author Grove/Atlantic $16.95 (128p) ISBN 978-0-8021-1246-0
Several decades after emigrating from the Soviet Union, the author discovered the battered suitcase he had brought with him gathering dust at the back of a closet. Rummaging through its contents provided the inspiration for this engaging collection...
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Sergei Dovlatov, trans. from the Russian by Katherine Dovlatov. Counterpoint, $24 (160p) ISBN 978-1-61902-245-4
In Dovlatov’s posthumously translated short novel, Boris Alikhanov, a frustrated writer, recently divorced and low on money, takes up a menial tour-guide position at the Pushkin Hills Preserve. Feeling he’s entitled to a better life because of his...
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Sergei Dovlatov, Author Grove/Atlantic $17.95 (113p) ISBN 978-0-8021-1342-9
The late Russian-born novelist was a natural storyteller whose gift for mimicry and delicious sense of the absurd are showcased in this novella about Russian emigre life in Forest Hills, N.Y. Dovlatov ( The Suitcase ) deftly sketches in the...
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Sergei Dovlatov, Author, Anne Frydman, Translator Grove/Atlantic $15.95 (135p) ISBN 978-1-55584-281-9
Dovlatov, who fled the Soviet Union in 1978 and now lives in New York, is a worthy successor to the great Russian satirists whose tradition he enlarges. Through 13 captivating, sharp, funny vignettes of family members, he paints an ironic picture of
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