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Russian Glories, Baltic Treasures

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Russia of the Tsars

RUS462
Peter Waldron
Thames & Hudson
2011
144
0500289298
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Waldron recounts the exploits of Peter the Great, the tsars and the splendor of their capital city, St. Petersburg, in this lively, well-illustrated and compact overview of the largest and most diverse empire of its day.
$24.95

The Baltic, A History

BLT59
Michael North
Harvard University Press
2016
448
0674970837
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In his erudite history of the "Nordic Mediterranean," North covers over 1,000 years of trade, politics, architecture, cultural exchange and conflict in the Baltic. His main point: the Baltic's coastal nations have always been an interconnected economic unit.
$22.95

Eyewitness Guide Russia

RUS500
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
336
1465441336
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Full-color maps, city plans, and thematic tours and walks cover the highlights of Russia from Moscow and St. Petersburg to the Baltic and Caucuses.
$25.00

Eyewitness Travel Guide Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

BLT35
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
432
1465427953
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact, profusely illustrated travel guide features bright color photography, dozens of maps and a region-by-region synopsis. With a 50-page section on where to stay and eat.
$28.00

Baltic Sea Map

BLT38
Reise Know How
Reise Know How
2011
2
3831772355
MAP
Reference
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
This large map covers the entire Baltic Sea region, with insets of major cities. Printed on tear- and waterproof paper and scaled at 1:1,300,000.
$14.95

Helsinki Map

SCN36
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2
3707904830
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A foldout map of Helsinki, with an index at the detailed scale of 1:15,000.
$12.95

Moscow Map

RUS151
ITMB
ITMB
2011
2
1553417372
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded map of Moscow, its subway system and surrounding neighborhoods at the broad scale of 1:50,000, with a detailed map of the city center at 1:12,500.
$11.95

St. Petersburg Map

RUS89
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2013
2
3866095570
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, laminated city plan at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

Literary St. Petersburg, A Guide to the City and Its Writers

RUS406
Elaine Blaire
Little Bookroom
2007
137
1892145375
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Blaire shows St. Petersburg through the words, museums and haunts of 15 writers, including Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Nabokov.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Russian Phrasebook

RUS111
James Jenkin, Inna Zaitseva
Lonely Planet Publications
2009
256
174220189X
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy shirtpocket phrasebook for Russian basics focusing on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$8.99

Wallpaper City Guide Helsinki

SCN85
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2014
128
0714868272
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

A History of the Baltic States

BLT48
Andres Kasekamp
Lightning Source
2010
251
0230019412
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Kasekamp masterfully traces the development of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, from the northern crusades against Europe's last pagans and Lithuania's emergence as one of Europe's largest medieval states to incorporation into the Russian Empire and the creation of their modern national identities.
$31.00

Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights, The Stone Castles of Latvia and Estonia

BLT19
Stephen Turnbull
Osprey Publishing
2004
64
1841767123
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A heavily illustrated and brief history of the medieval crusader castles of the Livonian Order (1185-1560) of Teutonic Knights in present-day Estonia and Latvia, with contemporary photos.
$18.95

Helsinki, A Cultural and Literary History

SCN33
Neil Kent
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
247
1566565448
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A literary guide to Helsinki, its history and culture, organized into three sections: city of architects and engineers; city of music and arts; and city of hospitality. With maps and black-and-white illustrations.
$15.00

Land of the Firebird, The Beauty of Old Russia

RUS21
Suzanne Massie
Heart Tree Press
1995
496
096441841X
PAPER
History
0
0
1
0
Massie traces both minuscule details and larger movements in pre-revolutionary Russian art, literature and daily life in this affectionate overview of 19th-century palaces, courts and culture.
$35.00

Lenin's Tomb

RUS07
David Remnick
Random House
1994
588
0679751254
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A gripping eyewitness tale of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Remnick, the Washington Post reporter on the scene, combines fine historical scholarship with great storytelling.
$18.00

Sunlight at Midnight: St. Petersburg and the Rise of Modern Russia

RUS128
W. Bruce Lincoln
Hachette
2002
432
0465083242
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully written, informative portrait of St. Petersburg, focusing on the city's development in the 18th and 19th centuries as Russia's "window on the West." Highly recommended for travelers with an interest in the character and significance of the city and its monuments.
$19.95

Vodka, A Global History

RUS475
Patricia Herlihy
Reaktion Books
2012
128
1861899297
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A professor of history at Brown, Herlihy tracks our fascination with this most versatile of spirits from its mysterious 14th-century Slavic origins to today's global dominance in this brief yet thoroughly entertaining, erudite and illustrated history. A volume in the lively Edible History Series.
$17.00

Catherine the Great, A Short History

RUS105
Isabel De Madariaga
Yale University Press
2002
240
0300097220
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A brief survey of the reign of Catherine the Great that nicely balances biography with descriptions of the economic, political and social life of the period.
$14.95

Peter the Great, His Life and World

RUS48
Robert Massie
Random House
2011
914
0345298063
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Massie portrays the giant of history who transformed Russia from backwater tsardom into a major empire.
$20.00

The Man Without a Face, The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

RUS485
Masha Gessen
Riverhead Books
2013
313
1594486514
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A Russian-American journalist living in Moscow, Masha Gessen demolishes the many myths and legends surrounding Vladimir Putin and his transformation from unexceptional KGB bureaucrat to the most powerful man in Russia. No fan of the man, who she calls a "hoodlum turned iron-handed ruler," Gessen is brave -- and optimistic that his time will soon come.
$17.00

Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, and the Heart of Our Century

EUR73
Modris Eksteins
Lightning Source
2000
288
061808231X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Born in 1943 in Riga, Eksteins weaves his own story with the history of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from the Great War through WWII.
$16.95

Beginning With My Streets

BLT45
Czeslaw Milosz, Madeline G. Levine (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2010
304
0374532729
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The great Polish writer celebrates Vilnius, the city of his youth, using a street map as a backdrop for his essays and recollections of the people, places and rich cultural heritage of the city.
$18.00

Enchantments

RUS478
Kathryn Harrison
Random House
2013
329
0812973771
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Harrison sets her enthralling novel in St. Petersburg in 1917 as the Romanov's topple, telling her tale from the point of view of Rasputin's daughters.
$15.00

Helsinki Noir

SCN84
James Thompson
Consortium
2014
280
161775241X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The latest of an anthology of noir stories from across the globe, this anthology turns its attention to Helsinki and Finland, revealing the darkness that hides in the idyllic Scandinavian country.
$15.95

Russian Short Stories

RUS288
Robert Chandler (Editor)
Penguin
2006
396
0140448462
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This fine collection of tales captures the sweep and soul of Russian literature, including works by Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Chekhov and Tolstoy along with lesser-known greats.
$20.00

Snowdrops

RUS467
A.D. Miller
Doubleday
2012
272
0307739473
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Shortlisted for the Booker, this psychological thriller follows the fate of a young British lawyer in casually corrupt contemporary Moscow.
$14.95

The Dogs of Riga

BLT24
Henning Mankell
Vintage Books
2004
336
1400031524
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Swedish detective Kurt Wallander travels from Ystad to Latvia on the shadowy trail of a grisly murder in this second book, steeped in Baltic ambiance.
$15.00

Helsinki Map

SCN36
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2
3707904830
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A foldout map of Helsinki, with an index at the detailed scale of 1:15,000.
$12.95

Moscow Map

RUS151
ITMB
ITMB
2011
2
1553417372
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded map of Moscow, its subway system and surrounding neighborhoods at the broad scale of 1:50,000, with a detailed map of the city center at 1:12,500.
$11.95

St. Petersburg Map

RUS89
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2013
2
3866095570
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, laminated city plan at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

Literary St. Petersburg, A Guide to the City and Its Writers

RUS406
Elaine Blaire
Little Bookroom
2007
137
1892145375
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Blaire shows St. Petersburg through the words, museums and haunts of 15 writers, including Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Nabokov.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Russian Phrasebook

RUS111
James Jenkin, Inna Zaitseva
Lonely Planet Publications
2009
256
174220189X
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy shirtpocket phrasebook for Russian basics focusing on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$8.99

Wallpaper City Guide Helsinki

SCN85
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2014
128
0714868272
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

A History of the Baltic States

BLT48
Andres Kasekamp
Lightning Source
2010
251
0230019412
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Kasekamp masterfully traces the development of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, from the northern crusades against Europe's last pagans and Lithuania's emergence as one of Europe's largest medieval states to incorporation into the Russian Empire and the creation of their modern national identities.
$31.00

Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights, The Stone Castles of Latvia and Estonia

BLT19
Stephen Turnbull
Osprey Publishing
2004
64
1841767123
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A heavily illustrated and brief history of the medieval crusader castles of the Livonian Order (1185-1560) of Teutonic Knights in present-day Estonia and Latvia, with contemporary photos.
$18.95

Helsinki, A Cultural and Literary History

SCN33
Neil Kent
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
247
1566565448
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A literary guide to Helsinki, its history and culture, organized into three sections: city of architects and engineers; city of music and arts; and city of hospitality. With maps and black-and-white illustrations.
$15.00

Land of the Firebird, The Beauty of Old Russia

RUS21
Suzanne Massie
Heart Tree Press
1995
496
096441841X
PAPER
History
0
0
1
0
Massie traces both minuscule details and larger movements in pre-revolutionary Russian art, literature and daily life in this affectionate overview of 19th-century palaces, courts and culture.
$35.00

Lenin's Tomb

RUS07
David Remnick
Random House
1994
588
0679751254
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A gripping eyewitness tale of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Remnick, the Washington Post reporter on the scene, combines fine historical scholarship with great storytelling.
$18.00

Sunlight at Midnight: St. Petersburg and the Rise of Modern Russia

RUS128
W. Bruce Lincoln
Hachette
2002
432
0465083242
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully written, informative portrait of St. Petersburg, focusing on the city's development in the 18th and 19th centuries as Russia's "window on the West." Highly recommended for travelers with an interest in the character and significance of the city and its monuments.
$19.95

Vodka, A Global History

RUS475
Patricia Herlihy
Reaktion Books
2012
128
1861899297
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A professor of history at Brown, Herlihy tracks our fascination with this most versatile of spirits from its mysterious 14th-century Slavic origins to today's global dominance in this brief yet thoroughly entertaining, erudite and illustrated history. A volume in the lively Edible History Series.
$17.00

Catherine the Great, A Short History

RUS105
Isabel De Madariaga
Yale University Press
2002
240
0300097220
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A brief survey of the reign of Catherine the Great that nicely balances biography with descriptions of the economic, political and social life of the period.
$14.95

Peter the Great, His Life and World

RUS48
Robert Massie
Random House
2011
914
0345298063
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Massie portrays the giant of history who transformed Russia from backwater tsardom into a major empire.
$20.00

The Man Without a Face, The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

RUS485
Masha Gessen
Riverhead Books
2013
313
1594486514
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A Russian-American journalist living in Moscow, Masha Gessen demolishes the many myths and legends surrounding Vladimir Putin and his transformation from unexceptional KGB bureaucrat to the most powerful man in Russia. No fan of the man, who she calls a "hoodlum turned iron-handed ruler," Gessen is brave -- and optimistic that his time will soon come.
$17.00

Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, and the Heart of Our Century

EUR73
Modris Eksteins
Lightning Source
2000
288
061808231X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Born in 1943 in Riga, Eksteins weaves his own story with the history of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia from the Great War through WWII.
$16.95

Beginning With My Streets

BLT45
Czeslaw Milosz, Madeline G. Levine (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2010
304
0374532729
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The great Polish writer celebrates Vilnius, the city of his youth, using a street map as a backdrop for his essays and recollections of the people, places and rich cultural heritage of the city.
$18.00

Enchantments

RUS478
Kathryn Harrison
Random House
2013
329
0812973771
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Harrison sets her enthralling novel in St. Petersburg in 1917 as the Romanov's topple, telling her tale from the point of view of Rasputin's daughters.
$15.00

Helsinki Noir

SCN84
James Thompson
Consortium
2014
280
161775241X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The latest of an anthology of noir stories from across the globe, this anthology turns its attention to Helsinki and Finland, revealing the darkness that hides in the idyllic Scandinavian country.
$15.95

Russian Short Stories

RUS288
Robert Chandler (Editor)
Penguin
2006
396
0140448462
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This fine collection of tales captures the sweep and soul of Russian literature, including works by Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Chekhov and Tolstoy along with lesser-known greats.
$20.00

Snowdrops

RUS467
A.D. Miller
Doubleday
2012
272
0307739473
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Shortlisted for the Booker, this psychological thriller follows the fate of a young British lawyer in casually corrupt contemporary Moscow.
$14.95

The Dogs of Riga

BLT24
Henning Mankell
Vintage Books
2004
336
1400031524
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Swedish detective Kurt Wallander travels from Ystad to Latvia on the shadowy trail of a grisly murder in this second book, steeped in Baltic ambiance.
$15.00

More Books

Among the Russians

RUS106
Colin Thubron
HarperCollins Publishers
2001
224
0060959290
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The marvelous account of a 10,000-mile journey by car from St. Petersburg and the Baltic States south to Georgia and Armenia in 1981. A gifted writer and intrepid traveler, Thubron grapples with the complexities of Russian identity in this lyrical book.
$14.99

The Baltic Revolution

BLT02
Anatol Lieven
Yale University Press
1994
454
0300060785
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A Latvian correspondent for the London Times, Lieven weaves history, interviews and analysis into a vivid cultural portrait of post-Glasnost Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
$47.00

Catherine the Great

RUS470
Robert K. Massie
Random House
2012
625
0345408772
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Eager readers of Massie's Nicholas and Alexandra or the Pulitzer Prize-winning Peter the Great will not be disappointed by this latest, an old-fashioned tale of politics, power and 18th-century Europe, drawing effectively from the ambitious Catherine's own memoirs.
$20.00

Culture Smart! Estonia

BLT30
Clare Thomson
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333535
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Culture Smart! Lithuania

BLT31
Lara Belonogoff
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333500
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Culture Smart! Russia

RUS361
Anna King
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333527
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Eyewitness Guide Moscow

RUS164
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
264
1465426442
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This outstanding guide covers Moscow's culture, history and attractions with maps, site plans and hundreds of color photographs.
$25.00

Eyewitness Guide St. Petersburg

RUS87
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
264
1465427376
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With excellent local maps and site plans, this outstanding visual guide introduces the culture, history and attractions of St. Petersburg.
$25.00

The Letter of Marque

ATL20
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
284
0393309053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The 12th (and perhaps the most satisfying) of O'Brian's series combines the personal and geopolitical as Aubrey comes to Maturin's rescue in the Baltics.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Baltic Phrasebook

BLT10
Paul Jokubaitis, Jana Teteris, Lisa Trei
Lonely Planet Publications
2013
284
1741046122
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Learn the basics of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian with this handy guide.
$8.99

Natasha's Dance, A Cultural History of Russia

RUS180
Orlando Figes
Picador USA
2003
768
0312421958
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this lively cultural history, Figes looks at both the great works by Russian masters and longstanding folk traditions. The title is drawn from a scene of Tolstoy's War and Peace in which a European-educated countess performs a peasant dance.
$28.00

Russka

RUS175
Edward Rutherfurd
Ballantine Books
2005
946
0345479351
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this absorbing, complex novel Rutherfurd transforms Russian history into an epic saga. The bestseller follows the fate of interconnected families over 800 years. Catherine the Great, Tolstoy, Pushkin and Rasputin all make appearances.
$20.00

Set Sail for Murder

BLT42
Carolyn G. Hart
Avon Books
2008
311
0060724080
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Retired newspaper reporter Henrietta O' Dwyer Collins, Henrie O to her friends, joins her dear old friend Jimmy Lennox on a Baltic cruise in this seventh installment in the cozy series.
$6.99

Speak, Memory

RUS28
Vladimir Nabokov
Vintage Books
1989
316
0679723390
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Nabokov's richly imagined memoir wonderfully evokes cultural life among the well-to-do in turn-of-the-century St. Petersburg. Nabokov called his childhood home, now a museum off St Isaac's Square, "the only house in the world."
$16.00

The Russia Reader: History, Culture, Politics

RUS440
Bruce Grant (Editor), Adele Barker (Editor)
Duke
2010
896
0822346486
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This brilliant and wide-ranging survey, part of the World Readers series, conveys in rich detail the flavor, history and politics of the world’s biggest country through the writings and impressions of luminaries, leaders and ordinary Russians. Some of the gems include Lenin’s "Last Testament," advice on good Russian housekeeping from a sixteenth century monk and an apologia for the Gulag from a prison camp official.
$29.95

Fodor's Moscow and St. Petersburg

RUS03
Salwa Jabado
Fodor's
2013
384
0770432050
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
With solid practical information on sights, excursions, restaurants, hotels and nightlife and a chapter on the cities of the Golden Ring.
$19.99

The Winter Queen

RUS210
Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield (Translator)
Random House
2004
249
0812968778
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Akunin sets a suspected murder among the glitterati of late 19th-century Moscow in this first book in the series of clever detective novels starring the rascal Erast Fandorin, wildly popular in Russia.
$16.00

Crime and Punishment

RUS18
Fyodor Dostoevsky, David McDuff (Translator)
Penguin
2002
647
0140449132
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dostoevsky's thriller of murder and redemption is redolent of St. Petersburg’s atmosphere. A cornerstone of Russian literature, and one of the greatest detective stories ever told.
$16.00

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Crime and Punishment

RUS18
Fyodor Dostoevsky, David McDuff (Translator)
Penguin
2002
647
0140449132
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dostoevsky's thriller of murder and redemption is redolent of St. Petersburg’s atmosphere. A cornerstone of Russian literature, and one of the greatest detective stories ever told.
$16.00

The Baltic Revolution

BLT02
Anatol Lieven
Yale University Press
1994
454
0300060785
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A Latvian correspondent for the London Times, Lieven weaves history, interviews and analysis into a vivid cultural portrait of post-Glasnost Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
$47.00

Speak, Memory

RUS28
Vladimir Nabokov
Vintage Books
1989
316
0679723390
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Nabokov's richly imagined memoir wonderfully evokes cultural life among the well-to-do in turn-of-the-century St. Petersburg. Nabokov called his childhood home, now a museum off St Isaac's Square, "the only house in the world."
$16.00

Eyewitness Guide St. Petersburg

RUS87
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
264
1465427376
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With excellent local maps and site plans, this outstanding visual guide introduces the culture, history and attractions of St. Petersburg.
$25.00

Among the Russians

RUS106
Colin Thubron
HarperCollins Publishers
2001
224
0060959290
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The marvelous account of a 10,000-mile journey by car from St. Petersburg and the Baltic States south to Georgia and Armenia in 1981. A gifted writer and intrepid traveler, Thubron grapples with the complexities of Russian identity in this lyrical book.
$14.99

Lonely Planet Baltic Phrasebook

BLT10
Paul Jokubaitis, Jana Teteris, Lisa Trei
Lonely Planet Publications
2013
284
1741046122
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Learn the basics of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian with this handy guide.
$8.99

Eyewitness Guide Moscow

RUS164
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
264
1465426442
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This outstanding guide covers Moscow's culture, history and attractions with maps, site plans and hundreds of color photographs.
$25.00

Russka

RUS175
Edward Rutherfurd
Ballantine Books
2005
946
0345479351
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this absorbing, complex novel Rutherfurd transforms Russian history into an epic saga. The bestseller follows the fate of interconnected families over 800 years. Catherine the Great, Tolstoy, Pushkin and Rasputin all make appearances.
$20.00

Natasha's Dance, A Cultural History of Russia

RUS180
Orlando Figes
Picador USA
2003
768
0312421958
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this lively cultural history, Figes looks at both the great works by Russian masters and longstanding folk traditions. The title is drawn from a scene of Tolstoy's War and Peace in which a European-educated countess performs a peasant dance.
$28.00

The Winter Queen

RUS210
Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield (Translator)
Random House
2004
249
0812968778
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Akunin sets a suspected murder among the glitterati of late 19th-century Moscow in this first book in the series of clever detective novels starring the rascal Erast Fandorin, wildly popular in Russia.
$16.00

The Letter of Marque

ATL20
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1992
284
0393309053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The 12th (and perhaps the most satisfying) of O'Brian's series combines the personal and geopolitical as Aubrey comes to Maturin's rescue in the Baltics.
$15.95

Culture Smart! Estonia

BLT30
Clare Thomson
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333535
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Culture Smart! Lithuania

BLT31
Lara Belonogoff
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333500
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Culture Smart! Russia

RUS361
Anna King
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333527
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

The Russia Reader: History, Culture, Politics

RUS440
Bruce Grant (Editor), Adele Barker (Editor)
Duke
2010
896
0822346486
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This brilliant and wide-ranging survey, part of the World Readers series, conveys in rich detail the flavor, history and politics of the world’s biggest country through the writings and impressions of luminaries, leaders and ordinary Russians. Some of the gems include Lenin’s "Last Testament," advice on good Russian housekeeping from a sixteenth century monk and an apologia for the Gulag from a prison camp official.
$29.95

Set Sail for Murder

BLT42
Carolyn G. Hart
Avon Books
2008
311
0060724080
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Retired newspaper reporter Henrietta O' Dwyer Collins, Henrie O to her friends, joins her dear old friend Jimmy Lennox on a Baltic cruise in this seventh installment in the cozy series.
$6.99

Catherine the Great

RUS470
Robert K. Massie
Random House
2012
625
0345408772
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Eager readers of Massie's Nicholas and Alexandra or the Pulitzer Prize-winning Peter the Great will not be disappointed by this latest, an old-fashioned tale of politics, power and 18th-century Europe, drawing effectively from the ambitious Catherine's own memoirs.
$20.00