Thursday, October 30, 2008

Great blog

If, like me, you're learning -- or, more honestly, trying to learn -- to speak Russian, you'd be well-served by visiting this blog, which is written by a Swedish literature student living in Russia. I love the word of the week feature, as well as the type of travel reportage that I enjoyed posting here. The title of the blog, Russian Blog, sounds like the result of a brainstorming session that lasted all of five seconds. But each post is obviously the work of a good deal of effort. I'm certainly reading and hoping for more.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

The Greatest Gift.

This should be of interest to many readers of this blog: a memoir of survival and Siberia. Get an introduction to the book here:

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