Alexei Bayer

28 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Alexei Bayer Alexei Bayer is a New York-based author and translator. He writes in English and in Russian, his native tongue, and translates into both languages. His translations have appeared in Readings and Words Without Borders, as well as in such collections as The Wall in My Head, and Life Stories. His three mystery novels, Murder at the Dacha, The Latchkey Murders, and Murder and the Muse are published by Russian Life Books.

Gypsies Behind Bars

Chtenia: Summer 2016

Author: Olga Romanova
Translator: Alexei Bayer

Gypsy Singing and the Cultural Landscape

Chtenia: Summer 2016
Author: Galina Ulianova
Translator: Alexei Bayer


Chtenia: Summer 2016
On the role of gypsies in Russian history and literature.
Author: Alexei Bayer

O, Manon!

Chtenia: Summer 2016

Author: Ludmila Ulitskaya
Translator: Alexei Bayer


Chtenia: Summer 2016

Author: Alexei Bayer

In Crimea

Chtenia: Winter 2016
An excerpt from the forthcoming, third, novel in Bayer's Matyushkin mystery series, looks back at the Russian Civil War in Crimea.
Author: Alexei Bayer

The Grandmaster

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2015
Author and journalist Alexei Bayer ruminates on chess champion and political activist Garry Kasparov, who appeared recently in New York.
Author: Alexei Bayer


Chtenia: Winter 2015
In which Ginzburg meditates on the Russian Jewish community - to which she also belongs - and on its role in Russian culture.
Author: Lydia Ginzburg
Translator: Alexei Bayer

The Wrighting Fraternity

Chtenia: Winter 2015
A fantastic feuilleton on what it means to be a writer.
Author: KOBRA
Translator: Alexei Bayer

Red Square

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
Originally known as “Pozhar,” then “Torg,” Red Square is a repository of Russian historical memory, the altar of the motherland and, in general, the center of the Russian universe. But how did it all come together?
Author: Alexander Mozhayev
Translator: Alexei Bayer
Illustrations/Images: Igor Sobolev

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