111 u Denotes new or forthcoming title Continental European Literature
THIS WAY FOR THE GAS,
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
Translated by Barbara Vedder
Introduction by Jan Kott
Penguin Classics 192pp. 978-0-14-018624-6 $16.00
Translated by Jaroslaw Anders
Europa 400pp. 978-1-60945-004-5 $16.00
u REVOLUTION BABY
See page 94
A WORLD APART
Translated by Andrzej Ciolkosz
Penguin 288pp. 978-0-14-025184-5 $15.00
Also available: The Island 978-0-14-023279-0
FOUND IN SARAGOSSA
See page 92
THE STREET OF CROCODILES
and Other Stories
Foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer
Introduction by David A. Goldfarb
Translated by Celina Wieniewski
“One of the most remarkable writers who ever
lived.”—Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Contains the author’s complete fiction, including three short stories and his final surviving
work, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass.
Illustrated with Schulz’s original drawings.
Penguin Classics 368pp. 978-0-14-310514-5 $17.00
Also available: 978-0-14-018625-3
R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots)
Translated by Claudia Novack
Introduction by Ivan Klíma
The first English translation since 1923. “A
great writer of the past who speaks to the
present in a voice brilliant, blackly funny, and
prophetic.”—Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Penguin Classics 112pp. 978-0-14-118208-7 $12.00
THE GOOD SOLDIER ˘ SVEJK
and His Fortunes in the World War
Translated with an Introduction by Cecil Parrott
Illustrated by Josef Lada
The unabridged, unbowdlerized translation
of “perhaps the funniest novel ever written”
Penguin Classics 784pp. 978-0-14-044991-4 $18.00
ONE DAY IN THE LIFE
OF IVAN DENISOVICH
Translated by Ralph Parker
Introduction by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Afterword by Eric Bogosian
Signet Classics 176 pp. 978-0-451-53104-9 $5.95
NAL 208pp. 978-0-451-22814-7 $14.00
Free Teacher’s Guide available. See page 171.
Translated with an Introduction by Elaine Feinstein
Penguin Classics 160pp. 978-0-14-018759-5 $17.00
Translated by Robin Milner-Gulland
and Peter Levi
Introduction by Robin Milner-Gulland
“A literary colossus.”—The Economist.
Penguin Classics 96 pp. 978-0-14-042477-5 $14.00
Translated with an Introduction
by Clarence Brown
Zamyatin’s masterpiece—widely recognized
as the inspiration for Orwell’s 1984—describes
life under a regimented totalitarian society.
“The best single work of science fiction yet
written.”—Ursula K. LeGuin.
Penguin Classics 256pp. 978-0-14-018585-0 $15.00
General & Anthologies
Robert Chandler, editor
RUSSIAN MAGIC TALES
FROM PUSHKIN TO PLATONOV
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth
Chandler with Sibelan Forrester, Anna Gunin,
and Olga Meerson
Afterword by Sibelan Forrester
A unique collection of Russian short stories
from the last 200 years, in new translations.
Penguin Classics 448pp. 978-0-14-144223-5 $18.00
RUSSIAN SHORT STORIES
FROM PUSHKIN TO BUIDA
Features an introduction on the Russian
short story, prefaces to the individual writers,
chronology, explanatory notes, and suggestions for further reading.
Penguin Classics 656pp. 978-0-14-044846-7 $20.00
Robert Chandler, Boris Dralyuk,
and Irina Mashinski, editors
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Notes by Robert Chandler
“Marvellous.”—New Statesman. “Ambitious—
in scope, biographical apparatus and in what
it expects of its translators...The names...form
the 20th century’s poetic roll of honour.”—
The Observer (UK). Collects the very best of
Russian poetry, from the late 18th century to
the modern day.
Penguin Classics 480pp. 978-0-14-119830-9 $18.00
Winner of the English PEN Award
Available January 2016
Translated with a Foreword by John Glad
“One of the most awe-inspiring works of literature to have come out of the Gulag...a true
historical record and a formidable piece of literary
invention.”—The London Sunday Telegraph.
Penguin Classics 528pp. 978-0-14-018695-6 $18.00
THE LITTLE DEMON
Translated by Ronald Wilks
Introduction by Pamela Davidson
A blackly comic Russian classic from the
Symbolist movement about a schoolteacher’s
descent into sadism, arson, and murder.
Penguin Classics 352pp. 978-0-14-139293-6 $16.00
THERE ONCE LIVED A GIRL WHO
SEDUCED HER SISTER’S HUSBAND,
AND HE HANGED HIMSELF
Selected and Translated by Anna Summers
“Deeply unromantic love stories told frankly,
with an elasticity and economy of language...
dark, fatalistic humor and bone-deep irony.”
—The New York Times Book Review. “Think
Chekhov writing from a female perspective....
[these] stories transform the mundane into the
near surreal.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Penguin 192pp. 978-0-14-312152-7 $15.00
u THERE ONCE LIVED A MOTHER
WHO LOVED HER CHILDREN,
UNTIL THEY MOVED BACK IN
Three Novellas About Family
Translated with an Introduction by Anna Summers
“Masterly.”— The New York Times. “It is hard
to resist Petrushevskaya’s darkly comic new
collection of novellas....Brilliant, piercing...
Unsparing and unsettling...Surprising...emo-tionally resonant...Beautifully textured.”— The
New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice).
Penguin 208pp. 978-0-14-312166-4 $16.00
THERE ONCE LIVED A WOMAN WHO
TRIED TO KILL HER NEIGHBOR’S BABY
Scary Fairy Tales
Selected and Translated with an Introduction
by Keith Gessen and Anna Summers
“A revelation—it is like reading late-Tolstoy
fables, with all of the master’s directness and
brutal authority....A wonderful book.”—James
Wood. “Vital, eerie and freighted with the
moral messages that attend all cautionary
tales.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin 224pp. 978-0-14-311466-6 $16.00
One of National Public Radio’s Five Best Works of
Foreign Fiction; Shirley Jackson Award Nominee
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