Did Stalin intend to exile the Jews? I look at a new novel and the historical record for Page-Turner at newyorker.com.
Eugene Vodolazkin's new novel is set in medieval Russia. I've written a piece about it for newyorker.com Page-Turner
"Almost my ideal of what the short story collection can do." The Scotsman reviews Coup de Foudre
"The humour is blood-dark, elegantly farcical, redolent of Nabokov’s Pale Fire." The Spectator reviews Coup de Foudre