Best books on or by Russians.

A Listmania! list by Vicci (Devon, England)
 
Eugene Onegin (Classics)
1.  Eugene Onegin (Classics) by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
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  "A novel in verse. Is brilliant, original funny and a classic. Essential reading for avid readers of any countries literature. Can be read again and again."
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Dead Souls: A Poem (Oxford World's Classics)
2.  Dead Souls: A Poem (Oxford World's Classics) by Nikolai Gogol
The list author says:
  "Eve though the novel is unfinished because the second part was burn't on Gogol's request it is a must read. Is very enteraining and a great inlet to 19thC Russia"
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War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
3.  War and Peace (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "Is very long at over 1400 pages but is so involving and the characters are so deep that it can make you laugh and cry. Can be used as a great history of the the Russia French war as well."
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The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia
4.  The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia by David E. Hoffman
The list author says:
  "One of the very best and mostentertaining and informative of the books on recent Russian history. Will be reading twice."
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Sale Of The Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution
5.  Sale Of The Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution by Chrystia Freeland
The list author says:
  "From the youngest ever Financial Times editor this book is a more economics based but equally entertaining history of the Russian 1990's."
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Black Earth: A journey through Russia after the fall
6.  Black Earth: A journey through Russia after the fall by Andrew Meier
The list author says:
  "From Time magazines Moscow correspondent. His travels all across the huge continent are a brilliant insite into areas that are much neglected in the media and history books. Love this book."
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Stalingrad
7.  Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "This is the much celebrated history of the lengthy battle for Stalingrad. Extremely engaging and informative. Couldn't put it down."
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Into the Whirlwind (Harvill Press Editions)
8.  Into the Whirlwind (Harvill Press Editions) by Evgenia Semenova Ginzburg
The list author says:
  "Every female should read this book. She is so corrageous and writes wonderfully of her arrest, incarceration and transport by the paranoid Russian authorities."
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A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924
9.  A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924 by Orlando Figes
The list author says:
  "The definitive book on the Russian revolution. Should be read before any other. Is a larg book but read like a story with all the more poignant because it's all true."
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My Childhood (Twentieth Century Classics)
10.  My Childhood (Twentieth Century Classics) by Maxim Gorky
The list author says:
  "The childhood autobiography of this highy influential man in Russain history is interesting in it's own right but it is written with such poetry sorrow it is a must read."
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Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
11.  Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes
The list author says:
  "The brilliance is this historian sheds new light on the arts and culture from 1812 to 1917. Unusual and packed with information. Written with such style can and should be read more than once."
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