ARCH  TAIT
MA, PhD (Cambridge)

E-mail : arch@russianwriting.com

 

 

 BOOKS TRANSLATED
 

 

 
  • Сергей Яров, Блокадная этика
    Sergey Yarov, Leningrad, 1941-42
    Cambridge: Polity Press, 2017
     

  • Анатолий Курчаткин, Цунами
    Anatoly Kurchatkin, Tsunami
    London: Glagoslav, 2017
     

  • Люба Виноградова, Ангелы мщения
    Lyuba Vinogradova, Avenging Angels
    London: MacLehose Press, 2017
     

  • Иван Чистяков, Дневник охранника
    Ivan Chistyakov, Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard
    London: Granta, 2016
     

  • Светлана Алексиевич, Чернобылская молитва
    Svetlana Alexiyevich, Chernobyl Prayer
    (co-translation)
    London: Penguin, 2016
     

  • Михаил Горбачев, После Кремля
    Mikhail Gorbachev, The New Russia
    Cambridge: Polity Press, 2016
     

  • Олег Павлов, Асистолия
    Oleg Pavlov, Asystole
    London: Glagoslav, 2015
     

  • Люба Виноградова, Советские летчицы
    Lyuba Vinogradova, Defending the Motherland,
    London: MacLehose Press, 2015
     

  • Дмитрий Хотимский, Наживемся на кризисе капитализма!
    Dmitry Hotimsky, Let’s Cash in on the Crisis of Capitalism!
    Moscow: Sovcombank, 2014
     

  • Петр Козорезенко мл., Виктор Попков
    Peter Kozorezenko, Viktor Popkov: A Russian Painter of Genius
    London: Unicorn Press, 2013
     

  • Ирина Прохорова, ред., 1990
    Irina Prokhorova, ed., 1990: Russians Remember a Turning Point
    London: Maclehose Press, 2013
     

  • Дмитрий Вачедин, Снежные немцы
    Dmitry Vachedin, Snow Germans
    Moscow: Glas, 2013
     

  • Александр Снегирев, Нефтяная Венера
    Alexander Snegirev, Petroleum Venus
    Moscow: Glas, 2013
     

  • Арслан Хасавов, Смысл
    Arslan Khasavov, Sense
    Moscow: Glas, 2012
     

  • Ирина Богатырева, Автостоп
    Irina Bogatyreva, Off the Beaten Track
    Moscow: Glas, 2012
     

  • Людмила Улицкая, Даниэль Штайн, переводчик
    Ludmila Ulitskaya, Daniel Stein, Interpreter
    London: Duckworth, 2011
     

  • Александр Долгин, Манифест Новой экономики
    Alexander Dolgin, Manifesto of the New Economy
    Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2011
     

  • Анна Политковская, За что
    Anna Politkovskaya, Nothing But the Truth
    London: Harvill Secker, 2010
     

  • Александр Долгин, Экономика симовлического обмена
    Alexander Dolgin, The Economics of Symbolic Exchange
    Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2009
     

  • Роман Сенчин, Минус
    Roman Senchin, Minus
    Moscow: Glas, 2008
     

  • Anna Politkovskaya, A Russian Diary
    London: Harvill Secker, 2007
     

  • Lilia Shevtsova, Russia: Lost in Transition
    Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2007
     

  • Andrei Piontkovsky, Another Look into Putin's Soul
    Washington, DC: Hudson Institute, 2006
     

  • Людмила Улицкая, Сонечка. Повесть и рассказы
    Ludmila Ulitskaya, Sonechka: A Novella and Stories
    New York: Schocken/ Random House, 2005
     

  • Anna Politkovskaya, Putin's Russia, London: Harvill, 2004
     

  • Геннадий Зюганов, Глобализация и судьба человечества
    Gennady Zyuganov, Globalisation and the Future of Mankind
    Moscow: Russian Panorama, 2004
     

  • Людмила Улицкая, Медеа и ее дети
    Ludmila Ulitskaya, Medea and Her Children
    New York: Schocken, 2002
     

  • Андрей Волос, Хуррамабад
    Andrei Volos, Hurramabad
    Moscow: Glas, 2001
     

  • Петр Алешковский, Жизнеописание Хорька
    Peter Aleshkovsky, Skunk: A Life
    Moscow: Glas, 1997
     

  • Владимир Маканин, Стол, покрытый сукном и с графином посередине
    Vladimir Makanin, Baize-covered Table With Decanter
    London: Readers International, 1995
     

  • Анатолий Смелянский, Михаил Булгаков и МХАТ
    Anatoly Smeliansky, Is Comrade Bulgakov Dead? Mikhail Bulgakov at the Moscow Art Theatre, London: Methuen, 1993
     

  • Евгения Кириченко, Русский стиль
    Evgenia Kirichenko, The Russian Style
    London: Laurence King, 1991.

 

 
 SHORT STORIES TRANSLATED
   
  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, "Life and Breasts", Granta, London, No. 131 (spring 2015), pp. 35-55.
     

  • Arslan Khasavov, "Steven Seagal"s Personal Assistant", Portal 9 (Beirut), No.3 (2013).
     

  • Irina Bogatyreva, "So Here We Are".
     

  • Igor Saveliev, "Notes from the Provincial Town of N" Both in "The Dissident Blog" (Stockholm), No. 11 (2013), http://www.dissidentblog.org/en/issues/11-2013-0
     

  • Sergey Khazov, “A Different Childhood”, oDRussia (London), 21 June 2013, 
    http://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/sergey-khazov/different-childhood  
     

  • Irina Bogatyreva, “Stars over Lake Teletskoye”, Read Russia: An Anthology of New Voices, New York: Read Russian, 2012. Republished in The Morning News, 20 November 2012, www.themorningnews.org 
     

  • Irina Bogatyreva, "Universum”, in Still Waters Run Deep, Moscow: Glas, 2012,
    pp. 7-35
     

  • Irina Bogatyreva, “Seizure”, in Still Waters Run Deep, Moscow: Glas, 2012, pp. 35-44.
     

  • Irina Bogatyreva, “Off the Beaten Track”, in Off the Beaten Track, Moscow: Glas, 2012, pp. 79-225
     

  • Danila Davydov, “The Telescope”, in Best European Fiction 2012, ed. Aleksandar Hemon, Dalkey Archive Press, 2011.
    (“Dense but compelling narrative.” Rosie Goldsmith, New Statesman)
     

  • Vladimir Makanin, “Malevich’s Square” and “Banishment”, excerpts from Underground, London: Rossica, 21, 2011
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, “...And Died on the Same Day”
    Habitus, No. 5, New York, 2009
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, "The Third Class Carriage"
     

  • Literatur der Welt, PEN-Zentrum, Berlin, 2006;
    Air France Magazine, Gallimard, Paris, 2007
     

  • Sultan Yashurkaev, "Yakh: Diary of a Chechen Writer"
     

  • Mashar Aidamirova, "The Final Bullet"
     

  • Musa Akhmadov, "Wooden Figures"
     

  • Zalpa Bersanova, "The Dragon Goes A-Courting"
     

  • Kanta Ibragimov, "The Age-Old Caucasus"
     

  • All in "Literature from Chechnya", Index on Censorship, vol. 34, No. 4 (December 2005).
     

  • Masha Fuhrer, ps. "Ode to the Russian Muzhik", Index on Censorship, vol. 34, No. 4 (December 2005)
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, "The Orlov-Sokolovs"
    New Yorker, 18 April 2005, pp. 174-185.
     

  • Vladimir Sorokin, "Trick Lard" (excerpt)
    Index on Censorship, London, No. 2, 2003.
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, "Women"s Lies"
    Glas, No. 30, 2003.
     

  • Svetlana Alexiyevich, "A Prayer for Chernobyl"
    Index on Censorship, No. 1, 1998.
     

  • Vladimir Makanin, "The Captive of the Caucasus"
    Glas, No. 11, 1996.
     

  • Georgy Vladimov, "A General and His Army"
    Glas, No. 11, 1996,.
     

  • Yevgeny Fyodorov, "The Odyssey"
    Glas, No. 11, 1996.
     

  • Victor Pelevin, "Astrakhan on the Kremlin Towers"
    Index on Censorship, Spring, 1996.
     

  • Mark Kharitonov, "Ahasuerus"
    Glas, No. 10, 1995.
     

  • Bulat Okudzhava, "The Show Is Over"
    Glas, No. 10, 1995.
     

  • Alexei Slapovsky, "The First Second Coming"
    Glas, No. 10, 1995.
     

  • Victor Astafiev, "The Cursed and the Slain",
    Glas, No. 7, 1994.
     

  • Oleg Yermakov, "The Sign of the Beast"
    Glas, No. 7, 1994.
     

  • Semyon Lipkin, "A Resident Remembers"
    Glas, No. 7, 1994.
     

  • Alexei Slapovsky, "This Isn"t Me"
    Glas, No. 7, 1994.
     

  • Yury Miloslavsky, "The Ilgovskys" and ‘Ombra Adorata’
    in his Urban Romances, Ardis, Anna Arbor, Michigan, 1994.
     

  • Anatoly Kurchatkin, "Home"
    Glimmer Train, Portland, Oregon, Fall 1993, No. 8.
     

  • Leonid Latynin, "Stavr and Sarah"
    Glas, No. 6, 1993.
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, "March 1953"
    Glas, No. 6, 1993.
     

  • Victor Pelevin, "Middle Game"
    Glas, No. 4, 1993.
     

  • Zufar Gareev, "Facsimile Summer"
    Glas, No. 4, 1993.
     

  • Yevgeny Kharitonov, "Teardrops on the Flowers"
    Glas, No. 4, 1993.
     

  • Vladimir Makanin, "Klyucharyov" and "Alimushkin"
    Glas, No. 4, 1993.
     

  • Anatoly Kurchatkin, "The Quest for a Letter-box"
    Confrontation, New York, No. 50, 1992.
     

  • Marina Palei, ‘The Bloody Women’s Ward’
    Glas, No. 3, 1992.
     

  • Leonid Latynin, ‘Sleeper at Harvest Time’
    Moscow Guardian, No. 31, Vol. 2, 1992.
     

  • Svetlana Aleksiyevich, "Boys in Zinc"
    Granta, London, No. 34, 1990.
     

  • Vladimir Lichutin, "The Itinerants"
    Soviet Literature, Moscow, No. 6, 1990.
     

  • Boris Pil"niak, "Tale of the Unextinguished Moon"
    Soviet Literature, Moscow, No. 2, 1989.
     

  • Iurii Poliakov, extracts for the Soviet and East European Festival, Glasgow, 1989.

 

 
 ARTICALES TRANSLATED
   
  • Yelena Rubinova, "Islands of an Archipelago", "The Dissident Blog" (Stockholm), No. 11 (2013), http://www.dissidentblog.org/en/issues/11-2013-0
     

  • Anatoly Smeliansky, "Silhouette of a Destiny: the letters of Stanislavsky",
    in The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky, London and New York: Routledge, 2014.
     

  • Marina Akhmedova, “Snap Goes the Crocodile”, oDRussia (London), 3 August 2012, 
    http://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/marina-akhmedova/snap-goes-crocodile  
     

  • Alan Cherchesov, “Grand Hotel Europe”, Writing Away from Home, Beschrijf-cahier 3 (Brussels), 2010.
     

  • Alexei Simonov, “Who Killed Anna?”; Sergei Bachinin, “Under Pressure”; Timur Aliev, “Reporting Chechnya”; Leonid Levin, ”Thin Ice”; Alexander Verkhovskii, “Extreme Measures”; Yekaterina
     

  • Parkhomenko, “Blog Talk”
    All in Index on Censorship, vol. 37, No 1 (2008)
     

  • Oleg Panfilov, “Rebirth of Russian Nationalism”
    Index on Censorship, vol 35, No 1 (2006)
     

  • Andrei Kudriashov, “No News Is Bad News”
    Index on Censorship, vol 34, No. 3 (2005)
     

  • Rustam Dzhanguzhin, “Strategic Bedfellows”
     

  • Oleg Panfilov, “What Chance the Media?”
     

  • Daniil Kislov and Andrei Kudriashov, “News, Views, and the Internet”
    All in Index on Censorship, vol 34, No. 1 (2005)
     

  • Zinovy Zinik, "Manifesto for the Dawn of Communism", Index on Censorship, vol. 34, No. 4 (December 2005)
     

  • Hoj-Ahmed Noukhaev: "Terror as a Technique of Civilisation""Appeal to Chechens"; "David and Goliath"; "The End of Civilisation""Pankisi""Chechen and Russian Values". www.noukhaev.com. All 2002 
     

  • Index on Censorship, articles by: Anna Politkovskaya, 2002; Ivan Zasurskii, 2002; Larisa Bogoraz, 2002; Andrey Kriukov, 2001; Dmitry Bykov, 2000; Anatolii Pristavkin, 2000; Rykovtseva, 2000; Galina Mashtakova, 1998.
     

  • Mark Weil and Alexander Djumaev, "Shadow Play: Post-Soviet Uzbek culture"
    Index on Censorship, vol. 28, No. 2, 1998.
     

  • Lev Anninsky, "Some Comments on the Booker Short List", Glas, No. 10, 1995.
     

  • Vyacheslav Ivanov, "The Russian Novel in 1992/3", Glas, No. 7, 1994.
     

  • Anatoly Smeliansky, "The destroyers: Lunacharsky"s letter to Stalin on censorship at the Moscow Art Theatre"
     

  • Comparative Criticism, 16, Cambridge University Press, 1994.
     

  • Arseny Gulyga, "The Anguish of Being Russian", Glas, No. 6, 1993.
     

  • Elena Pasternak, "Boris Pasternak at Peredelkino"
    translated jointly with Michael Glenny
    Soviet Literature, No. 10, 1990.
     

  • Alexander Tvardovsky, Selections from the Notebooks
    Soviet Literature, No. 9, 1990.
     

  • Valentin Kurbatov, "Return of the Future", Soviet Literature, No. 5, 1990.
     

  • Vladimir Potapov, "Coming out of the "Underground"
    Soviet Literature, No. 5, 1990.

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