Search Results: "Vadim Babenko"


BOOK REVIEW

SEMMANT by Vadim Babenko
Released: March 23, 2013

"A winning satire on greed and fallibility that also doubles as a parable about finding love."
A troubled wunderkind creates an enigmatic robot. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 3, 2001

"A cautionary tale of science gone terribly wrong."
Russian geneticist and ethicist Birstein takes a well-documented and highly disquieting tour through the abominations of Soviet science. Read full book review >

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SILLY HORSE by Vadim Levin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Some readers may be amused by the fitfully rhymed verses' quirkiness, but this sampler is best considered a curiosity, for deeper collections. (Poetry. 7-11)"
Fourteen short, surreal poems originally published in Russian over 35 years ago see their first English versions, paired to dark, scratchy paintings featuring angular people and farm animals in countrified dress. Read full book review >

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MASHA REGINA by Vadim Levental
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"This genre-defying novel takes on the limits of talent and ambition, fate and art in contemporary Europe."
A young movie director takes inspiration from her life in St. Petersburg. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FATHER FROST by Vadim Makarov
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2014

"Freeze-dried awful on a stick. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
Obnoxious and tone-deaf, this mess of an app will leave readers cold. Read full book review >