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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 34 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia by Craig Unger
    House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia - by Craig Unger

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780552175449 | ISBN 10: 0552175447

    House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House.   It is a chilling story ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen
    The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia - by Masha Gessen

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783784028 | ISBN 10: 1783784024

    In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children or grandchildren of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trotsky in 1917 by Leon Trotsky
    Trotsky in 1917 - by Leon Trotsky

    £12.50   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781870958844 | ISBN 10: 1870958845

    Trotsky in 1917 is a collection of new translations, many translated for the first time, of Leon Trotsky’s writings from 1917, the year of the Russian revolution.  Trotsky, together with Lenin, was a leading figure in the revolution, chairi ... more

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  • Cover image of book October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Miéville
    October: The Story of the Russian Revolution - by China Miéville

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784782788 | ISBN 10: 1784782785

    Award-winning author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down.   On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, China Miéville tells the extraordinary story of this pivotal moment in history.   In February of 19 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Riot Days by Maria Alyokhina
    Riot Days - by Maria Alyokhina

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141986616 | ISBN 10: 0141986611

    From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals for standing up for what she believed in.  People who believe in f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trump / Russia: A Definitive History by Seth Hettena
    Trump / Russia: A Definitive History - by Seth Hettena

    £17.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781612197395 | ISBN 10: 1612197396

    An award-winning investigative reporter for the Associated Press untangles the gripping story of Donald Trump’s long involvement with Russia in damning detail — including new reporting never before published.  As Special Counsel Robert Mu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Star Over Russia: Revolution in Visual Culture, 1905-55 by Natalia Sidlina and Matthew Gale
    Red Star Over Russia: Revolution in Visual Culture, 1905-55 - by Natalia Sidlina and Matthew Gale

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849765237 | ISBN 10: 1849765235

    In exploring the intersection of art, politics and society, few collections in the world can compare with the David King collection. Published to accompany the Red Star Over Russia exhibition at Tate Modern, this accessible and highly illustrated cat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Earth City: A Year in the Heart of Russia by Charlotte Hobson
    Black Earth City: A Year in the Heart of Russia - by Charlotte Hobson

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571340781 | ISBN 10: 0571340784

    Richly observed, this witty and yet deeply moving tale of Charlotte Hobson's year travelling around Russia takes us to the heart of a country that we are continually interested in, yet can struggle to understand. As the TLS put it, Hobson writes with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev
    Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia - by Peter Pomerantsev

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571338528 | ISBN 10: 0571338526

    A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sect ... more

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  • Cover image of book Collusion: How Russia Helped Trump Win the White House by Luke Harding
    Collusion: How Russia Helped Trump Win the White House - by Luke Harding

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783351497 | ISBN 10: 1783351497

    MOSCOW, July 1987. Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump visits Soviet Russia for the first time at the invitation of the government.  LONDON, December 2016. Luke Harding meets former MI6 officer Christopher Steele to discuss the president-elect’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Russia: From Revolution to Counter-Revolution by Ted Grant
    Russia: From Revolution to Counter-Revolution - by Ted Grant

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781900007726 | ISBN 10: 190000772x

    The October Russian Revolution, led by Lenin and Trotsky, swept away landlordism and capitalism and placed the working class in power for the first time. It transformed the idea of socialism from theory into practice. From this point of view, the Bol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution by Julia Alekseyeva
    Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution - by Julia Alekseyeva

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621069690 | ISBN 10: 1621069699

    Soviet Daughter provides a window into the life of a rebellious, independent woman coming of age in the USSR, and the impact of her story and her spirit on her American great-granddaughter, two extraordinary women swept up in the history of their tum ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Short History of the Russian Revolution by Geoffrey Swain
    A Short History of the Russian Revolution - by Geoffrey Swain

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780767932 | ISBN 10: 1780767935

    In 1917 revolutionary fervour swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and instigating political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union. Arising out of proletariat discontent with the Tsarist autocracy ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko&Russia by Luke Harding
    A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko&Russia - by Luke Harding

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783350940 | ISBN 10: 1783350946

    "This extraordinarily pacy book - I downed it in two sessions - by the Guardian's former Moscow correspondent is one of the best political thrillers I have come across in years. It is also a wonderful guide to criminality and power in today's Russia ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Soviet Century by Moshe Lewin, edited by Gregory Elliott
    The Soviet Century - by Moshe Lewin, edited by Gregory Elliott

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784780661 | ISBN 10: 1784780669

    A leading historian draws guides us through the inner workings of Soviet power.   The USSR may no longer exist, but its history remains highly relevant — perhaps today more so than ever. Yet it is a history which for a long time proved impos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grey is the Colour of Hope by Irina Ratushinskaya
    Grey is the Colour of Hope - by Irina Ratushinskaya

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473637221 | ISBN 10: 1473637228

    The reissue of four unforgettable books by acclaimed poet, novelist and dissident Irina Ratushinskaya.   If it ever falls to you, my reader (though God forbid!) to see your name written on a prison wall and followed by the letters 'LYMTL', that wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich
    Second-Hand Time - by Svetlana Alexievich

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910695111 | ISBN 10: 1910695114

    Second-Hand Time is the latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. Here she brings together the voices of dozens of witnesses to the collapse of the USSR in a formidable attempt to chart the disappearance of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I'm Going to Ruin Their Lives: Inside Putin's War on Russia's Opposition - by Marc Bennetts

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780745244 | ISBN 10: 1780745249

    The disturbing reality of a political landscape where autocracy reigns and civil liberties are being crushed.  In 2012, on the eve of Vladimir Putins inauguration for a controversial third term as president, mass protests ended in violent cl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg: 100 Days as a Prisoner of Putin - by Ben Stewart

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783350780 | ISBN 10: 1783350784

    There is a saying in Russian jails. Never ne boysya ne prosi: don't trust, don't fear, don't beg. Don't trust because life here will always disappoint you. Don't fear because whatever you're scared of, you are powerless to prevent it. And don't beg b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Russian Revolutionary Posters by David King
    Russian Revolutionary Posters - by David King

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849763479 | ISBN 10: 184976347x

    This book features over 165 beautifully reproduced posters by both famous and unknown designers and is written by a leading expert and best-selling author on Soviet art. It reveals the process behind the commissioning and art direction of Soviet post ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev
    Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia - by Peter Pomerantsev

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571308019 | ISBN 10: 0571308015

    A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sect ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kicking the Kremlin: Russia
    Kicking the Kremlin: Russia's New Dissidents and the Battle to Topple Putin - by Marc Bennetts

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780743486 | ISBN 10: 1780743483

    An astonishing journey through Russias new protest movement.   As 2011 came to a close, in what was a watershed moment, 100,000 took to Moscows freezing streets to protest the election victory of United Russia Vladimir Putins party amid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot by Masha Gessen
    Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot - by Masha Gessen

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847089342 | ISBN 10: 1847089348

    On February 21st 2012, five members of an obscure feminist post-punk collective called Pussy Riot staged a performance in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Dressed in their trademark brightly coloured dresses and balaclavas, the women perform ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Power by Alexander Litvinenko, with Yuri Felshtinksy
    Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Power - by Alexander Litvinenko, with Yuri Felshtinksy

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908096234 | ISBN 10: 1908096233

    Vividly written and based on Litvinenko's 20 years of insider's knowledge of Russian spy campaigns, Blowing up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated terrorist attacks and launched war to have the unknown Putin - Litvinenko's former ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gulag Voices: An Anthology by Anne Applebaum (Editor)
    Gulag Voices: An Anthology - by Anne Applebaum (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780300177831 | ISBN 10: 0300177836

    Anne Applebaum wields her considerable knowledge of a dark chapter in human history and presents a collection of the writings of survivors of the Gulag, the Soviet concentration camps. Although the opening of the Soviet archives to scholars has made ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twelve Who Don
    Twelve Who Don't Agree - by Valery Panyushkin, translated by Marian Schwartz

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781609450106 | ISBN 10: 1609450108

    In Twelve Who Dont Agree, journalist Valery Panyushkin profiles twelve Russians from across the countrys social spectrum: a politician, a journalist, an army officer, an author, a bank manager, a laborer, a university student...  Despit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Plenty by Francis Spufford
    Red Plenty - by Francis Spufford

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780571225248 | ISBN 10: 0571225241

    Once upon a time in the Soviet Union... Strange as it may seem, the grey, oppressive USSR was founded on a fairytale. It was built on the 20th-century magic called the planned economy, which was going to gush forth an abundance of good thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches by Anna Politkovskaya
    Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches - by Anna Politkovskaya

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099526681 | ISBN 10: 0099526689

    A wide-ranging and lasting collection of writing by one of the most outstanding and courageous reporters of our era. Until her murder in October 2006, Anna Politkovskaya wrote for the Russian newspaper Novaya gazeta. She won international fam ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Mountain of Crumbs: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Elena Gorokhova
    A Mountain of Crumbs: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain - by Elena Gorokhova

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099537649 | ISBN 10: 0099537648

    A Mountain of Crumbs is the moving story of a young Soviet girl's discovery of the hidden truths of adulthood and her country's profound political deception.   Elena, born with a desire to explore the world beyond her borders, finds her passi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret State: Preparing for the Worst 1945 - 2010 by Peter Hennessy
    The Secret State: Preparing for the Worst 1945 - 2010 - by Peter Hennessy

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141044699 | ISBN 10: 0141044691

    This updated edition of The Secret State revises Hennessy's picture of the Soviet threat that was presented to ministers from the last days of the Second World War to the 1960s. He maps the size and shape of the Cold War state built in response to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Change in Putin
    Change in Putin's Russia: Power, Money and People - by Simon Pirani

    £24.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745326900 | ISBN 10: 0745326900

    Simon Pirani investigates the interaction of power, money and people in Russia during the presidencies of Vladimir Putin and his successor Dmitry Medvedev.   Profiling the Putin team, including contingents from the security services and pro-m ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Russian Diary by Anna Politkovskaya
    A Russian Diary - by Anna Politkovskaya

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099523451 | ISBN 10: 0099523450

    A Russian Diary is the book that Anna Politkovskaya had recently completed when she was murdered in a contract killing in Moscow. Covering the period from the Russian parliamentary elections of December 2003 to the tragic aftermath of the Beslan scho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost Cosmonaut: Travels to the Republics that Tourism Forgot by Daniel Kalder
    Lost Cosmonaut: Travels to the Republics that Tourism Forgot - by Daniel Kalder

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571227815 | ISBN 10: 0571227813

    "As the world has become smaller, so its wonders have diminished. There is nothing amazing about the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall of China or the Pyramids of Egypt. They are as banal and familiar as the face of a Cornflakes packet. The true unknown fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Putin by Anna Politkovskaya
    Putin - by Anna Politkovskaya

    £10.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843430506 | ISBN 10: 1843430509

    Former KGB spy Vladimir Putin, named Prime Minister of Russia in 1999 and, one year later, President, has been something of a media darling in the West, having successfully marketed himself as an enlightened leader with both feet planted firmly on th ... more

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