I was recently featured in a Russian language online magazine in a feature about foreigners inspired by Russia and the Soviet Union. Fun. Here’s a link.Read more "the-village.ru"
Not much has happened here this last year, I’m sorry to report. The collection is getting packed up and moved to a new home. Come the new year and the unboxing of the books there will be more content. Sit tight and be patient, this site will live again soon.Read more "This poor, silent, neglected blog"
Located for ages on Commercial Drive in Vancouver , the People’s Co-op Bookstore has played an important part in my collection. A left wing book store associated with Canadian CP, it was the outlet for the Soviet presses in Vancouver. After the folding of Progress, Aurora and the other Soviet presses in 1991 the store […]Read more "People’s Co-op Bookstore"
For all my readers on the sub-continent! Many of the visitors to this site come from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. In their day the Soviet presses were well-distibuted and well-liked throughout India. The result is a fondness for these unusual books, a fondness I share. This post is for you: Jawaharlal Nehru in the Soviet […]Read more "Jawaharlal Nehru in the Soviet Union"
So, I just finished posting all the scans of the all the covers of all my Soviet books [though not really all, I’m sure I’ve missed some, and new books have come in since I started the project.] The list of pages is in the right-hand column. Lots of pictures to look at.Read more "Cover Galleries All Done"
I have just started a project to put all the scans and photos of the covers and dustjackets of my books online. On the right, in the list of pages, you can find the beginnings of this project.Read more "Cover Galleries"