ARCH TAIT

MA, PhD (Cambridge
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E-mail : arch@russianwriting.com

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 BOOKS TRANSLATED

  • Oleg Pavlov, Asystole,
    London: Glagoslav, 2015
     
  • Lyuba Vinogradova, Defending the Motherland,
    London: MacLehose Press, 2015
     

  • Dmitry Hotimsky, Cashing in on the Crisis of Capitalism,
    Moscow: Sovcombank, 2014
     

  • Viktor Popkov, Viktor Popkov: A Russian Painter of Genius
    London: Unicorn Press, 2013.
     

  • Irina Prokhorova, ed., 1990: Russians Remember a Turning Point
    London: MacLehose Press, 2013
     

  • Dmitry Vachedin, Snow Germans
    Glas, Moscow, 2013
     

  • Alexander Snegirev, Petroleum Venus
    Glas, Moscow, 2013
     

  • Arslan Khasavov, Sense
    Glas, Moscow, 2012
     

  • Irina Bogatyreva, Off the Beaten Track
    Glas, Moscow, 2012
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, Daniel Stein,
    Interpreter Duckworth, London, 2011.
     

  • Anna Politkovskaya, Nothing But the Truth
    Harvill Secker, London 2010
     

  • Alexander Dolgin, The Economics of Symbolic Exchange
    Springer Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 2009.
     

  • Roman Senchin, Minus
    Glas, Moscow, 2008
     

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

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

  • Andrei Piontkovsky, Another Look Into Putin's Soul
    Hudson Institute, Washington, DC, 2006.
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, Sonechka: A Novella and Stories
    Schocken Books/ Random House, New York, 2005.
    Shortlisted for the Rossica Translation Prize, 2007
     

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

  • Gennady Zyuganov, Globalisation and the Future of Mankind
    Russian Panorama, Moscow, 2004.
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, Medea and Her Children
    Schocken, New York, 2002.
     

  • Andrei Volos, Hurramabad
    Glas, Moscow, 2001.
    Shortlisted for the Rossica Translation Prize, 2005
     

  • Yevgeny Kharitonov, Under House Arrest
    Serpent's Tail, London, 1998.
     

  • Ludmila Ulitskaya, Sonechka and Other Stories
    Glas, 1997.
     

  • Peter Aleshkovsky, Skunk: A Life
    Glas, 1997.
     

  • Vladimir Makanin, Baize-covered Table With Decanter
    Readers International, London, 1995.
     

  • Anatoly Smeliansky, Is Comrade Bulgakov Dead?
    Mikhail Bulgakov at the Moscow Art Theatre
    Methuen, London, 1993.
     

  • Evgenia Kirichenko, The Russian Style
    Laurence King, London, 1991.
     

  • U.S. edition awarded a Citation for Excellence in International Architecture Book Publishing by the American Institute of Architects.
     

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.
 

ARTICLES 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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