Fiction (Novels and Short Stories)

Chingiz Aitmatov, The Day Lasts More than a Hundred Years (1983)

Jan Carew, Moscow Is not My Mecca (1964)

Sergei Dovlatov, Inostranka (1986)

Ivan Goncharov, The Frigate Pallada (1858) 

Sonallah Ibrahim, Ice. Transl. by Margaret Litvin (2019)

Hamid Ismailov, The Underground (2015) – from Jennifer Wilson and Jennifer Suchland’s “#BlackOctober Reading List: The Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora”

John Oliver Killens, Great Black Russian: A Novel on the Life and Times of Alexander Pushkin (Wayne State University Press, 1989) – from the Red-Black Thread Reading List, part of Siah Armajani’s “Follow this Line” at the Met Breuer 

Claude McKay, Amiable with Big Teeth: A Novel of the Love Affair between the Communists and the Poor Black Sheep of Harlem (2017)