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List of Russian-language novelists

"Russian Writers" by Sergei Levitsky, 1856.

This is a list of authors who have written works of fiction in the Russian language. The list encompasses novelists and writers of short fiction.

For the plain list, see Category:Russian novelists.

See also: List of Russian-language writers, List of Russian-language poets, List of Russian-language playwrights, List of Russian artists, List of Russian architects, List of Russian inventors, List of Russian explorers, Russian literature, Russian culture

Alphabetical list

A

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Fyodor Abramov
(1920–1983)
The New Life
Wooden Horses
Two Winters and Three Summers
Memorial plaque in St. Petersburg.
M. Ageyev
(1898–1973)
Cocain Romance
Chinghiz Aitmatov
(1928–2008)
Jamilya
The White Ship
The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years
At a book signing in St. Petersburg. 2007
Aitmatov (left) at the 2007 Cologne Literature Festival with Publishing Director Lucien Leitess (center) and Mongolian writer Galsan Tschinag (right).
David Aizman
(1869-1922)
The Countrymen
Sergey Aksakov
(1791–1859)
The Scarlet Flower
The Family Chronicle
Years of Childhood
A Russian Schoolboy
Memorial to Aksakov.
The Aksakov Family Coat of Arms.
Vasily Aksyonov
(1932–2009)
The Burn
Colleagues
Generations of Winter
The Winter's Hero
Boris Akunin
(born 1956)
Erast Fandorin series
Nicholas Fandorin series
Sister Pelagia series
Akunin at the HeadRead literary festival, 2011.
Mikhail Albov
(1851-1911)
On the New Road
Yuz Aleshkovsky
(born 1929)
The Hand
Kangaroo
Alexander Amfiteatrov
(1862–1938)
Napoleonder
Painting of Napoleon by David, 1812.
Daniil Andreyev
(1906–1959)
Roza Mira
Daniil's parents Leonid Andreyev and Countess Anna Wielhorska.
Leonid Andreyev
(1871–1919)
Darkness
The Abyss
The Red Laugh
The Seven Who Were Hanged
1909 book cover
Monument to Andreyev in Oryol.
Aleksey Apukhtin
(1840–1893)
From Death to Life
The Archive of Countess D
Illustration from Apukhtin's novel From Death to Life.
Memorial plaque in Bolkhov.
Maria Arbatova
(born 1957)
Maria Arbatova in 2009.
Mikhail Artsybashev
(1878–1927)
Sanin
Ivan Lande
Breaking Point
Tales of the Revolution
Artsybashev with the actress Yavorskaya, 1915.
Drawing of Artsybashev.
Monument in Krasnoyarsk.
Viktor Astafyev
(1924–2001)
Queen Fish
Sad Detective
To Live Your Life
Vladimir Putin speaking with Astafyev's widow. 2004
Arkady Averchenko
(1881–1925)
Ninochka
Drawing of Averchenko.
Averchenko, c1905.

B

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Isaak Babel
(1894–1940)
Red Cavalry
Odessa Tales
Red Cavalry poster, 1919.
Red Cavalry poster, 1920.
Grigory Baklanov
(1923–2009)
The Foothold
Forever Nineteen
South of the Main Offensive
Natalya Baranskaya
(1908–2004)
A Week Like Any Other
Pavel Bazhov
(1879–1950)
The Malachite Casket
Commemorative coin featuring Bazhov.
Bazhov in his youth.
Dmitry Begichev
(1786–1855)
The Kholmsky Family
Alexander Bek
(1903–1972)
And Not to Die
The Story of an Inventor
Andrei Bely
(1880–1934)
Petersburg
Kotik Letaev
The Silver Dove
Portrait by Léon Bakst.
Plaque at Bely's birth house on Arbat Street in Moscow.
Alexander Belyayev
(1884–1942)
Ariel
Amphibian Man
Drawing by Belyayev.
Another of his drawings.
Nina Berberova
(1901–1993)
The Accompanist
The Tattered Cloak
The Italics are Mine
The Book of Happiness
With her husband, 1925.
Alexander Bestuzhev
(1797–1837)
The Test
On Bivouac
1823 title page from Bestuzhev's magazine Polar Star.
An engraving of Bestuzhev.
Vitaly Bianki
(1894–1959)
Whose Nose is Better?
Aleksei Bibik
(1878–1976)
Andrei Bitov
(born 1937)
Pushkin House
The Monkey Link
Life in Windy Weather
A Captive of the Caucasus
Nikolai Blagoveshchensky
(1837–1889)
Before the Dawn
Pyotr Boborykin
(1836-1921)
China Town
Alexander Bogdanov
(1873–1928)
Red Star
A drawing of Bogdanov.
Vladimir Bogomolov
(1926–2003)
Ivan
The Moment of Truth
Yuri Bondarev
(born 1924)
Silence
The Shore
The Hot Snow
Leonid Borodin
(born 1938)
Partings
The Third Truth
The Story of a Strange Time
The Year of Miracle and Grief
Valery Bryusov
(1873–1924)
The Fiery Angel
The Republic of the Southern Cross
A drawing of Bryusov.
An Armenian stamp featuring Bryusov
Yury Buida
(born 1954)
The Zero Train
The Prussian Bride
Sinbad the Sailor
Mikhail Bulgakov
(1891–1940)
The White Guard
The Master and Margarita
Heart of a Dog
The Fatal Eggs
A sculpture of the cat Behemoth from the novel The Master and Margarita.
Soviet stamp featuring Behemoth.
Kir Bulychev
(1934–2003)
Half a Life
Great Gusliar
Earth and Elsewhere
Alisa Selezneva
Ivan Bunin
(1870–1953)
Dry Valley
The Village
Dark Avenues
The Life of Arseniev
Soviet Nobel Laureates in Literature.
Memorial plaque in Moscow.

C

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Aleksey Chapygin
(1870–1937)
Stepan Razin
Stepan Razin, picture by Kustodiev.
Lidia Charskaya
(1875–1938)
Princess Dzhavakha
Charskaya, c1910
Alexander Chekhov
(1855–1913)
The Chekhov family.
Alexander's son Michael Chekhov.
Anton Chekhov
(1860–1904)
The Lady with the Dog
The Bet
The Black Monk
Title page from Collected Works Volume 1.
An example from one of Chekhov's manuscripts.
Nikolay Chernyshevsky
(1828–1889)
What Is to Be Done?
Title page of What Is to Be Done?
Moument to Chernyshevsky in Saratov.
Evgeny Chirikov
(1864–1932)
The Magician
Strained Relations
Marka of the Pits
At his desk, 1904.
Portrait by Repin, 1906.
Lydia Chukovskaya
(1907–1996)
Sofia Petrovna
Georgy Chulkov
(1879–1939)
Chulkov (left), with fellow Soviet writers.

D

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Yuli Daniel
(1925–1988)
This is Moscow Speaking
Grigory Danilevsky
(1829–1890)
Moscow in Flames
The Princess Tarakanova
Moscow in Flames.
Grigoriy Demidovtsev
(born 1960)
Certificate of membership in the Union of Russian Writers.
Demidovtsev in 2007.
Valentina Dmitryeva
(1859–1947)
Hveska, The Doctor's Watchman
Dmitryeva, c1890.
Dmitryeva, 1895.
Leonid Dobychin
(1894-1936)
The Town of N
Encounters with Lise
Yury Dombrovsky
(1909–1978)
The Faculty of Useless Knowledge
The Keeper of Antiquities
Vlas Doroshevich
(1864–1922)
Legends and Stories of the East
Doroshevich c.1910.
Lyubov Dostoyevskaya
(1869–1926)
The Emigrant
Anna Dostoyevskaya (wife of Fyodor Dostoyevsky) with their daughter Lyubov and son Fyodor.
Anna Dostoyevskaya.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
(1821–1881)
Notes from Underground
Crime and Punishment
The Idiot
Demons
The Brothers Karamazov
The House of the Dead
The Gambler
"White Nights"
"A Gentle Creature"
"The Dream of a Ridiculous Man"
Raskolnikov and Marmeladov from Crime and Punishment.
Dostoyevsky's notes for chapter 5 of The Brothers Karamazov
Mikhail Dostoyevsky
(1820–1864)
Vremya (Time), the paper published by Fyodor and Mikhail Dostoyevsky.
Portrait, 1870.
Sergei Dovlatov
(1941–1990)
The Zone
Affiliate
Alexander Druzhinin
(1824–1864)
Polinka Saks
The Story of Aleksei Dmitrich
Druzhinin (2nd from right), with his fellow writers from Sovremennik.
Druzhinin in 1856.
Vladimir Dudintsev
(1918–1998)
White Garments
A New Year's Tale
Not by Bread Alone

E

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Ilya Ehrenburg
(1891–1967)
The Thaw
The Spring
The Storm
The Fall of Paris
Ehrenburg (left), with Hemingway (center), and Regler (right), 1937.
Photo of Ehrenburg.
Sergey Elpatyevsky
(1854–1933)
Pity Me!
The Homeless Ones
Asar Eppel
(1935–2012)
The Grassy Street
Red Caviar Sandwiches
Victor Erofeyev
(born 1947)
Russian Beauty
Life with an Idiot
Alexander Ertel
(1855–1908)
The Specialist
A Greedy Peasant
Ertel, c1890
Mikhail Evstafiev
(born 1963)
Two Steps from Heaven

F

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Fadeyev
(1901–1956)
The Rout
The Young Guard
Soviet medal named for Fadeyev.
Soviet stamp featuring Fadeyev.
Monument to Fedin in Saratov.
Konstantin Fedin
(1892–1977)
Early Joys
The Conflagration
Cities and Years
No Ordinary Summer
Soviet stamp featuring Fedin.
Olga Forsh
(1873–1961)
Palace and Prison
Pioneers of Freedom
Dmitry Furmanov
(1891–1926)
Chapayev
Photo of Vasily Chapayev.
Soviet stamp featuring Vasily Chapayev.

G

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Arkady Gaidar
(1904–1941)
Chuk and Gek
The Blue Cup
Timur and his Gang
Soviet stamp featuring Gaidar.
Nikolai Garin-Mikhailovsky
(1852–1906)
Practical Training
Portrait by Israel Pass, 1905.
Bas-relief dedication at the Laspi Pass.
Vsevolod Garshin
(1855–1888)
Four Days
The Red Flower
The Red Flower
Photo of Garshin, 1877.
Yuri German
(1910-1967)
Ivan Lapshin
The Cause You Serve
Anatoly Gladilin
(born 1935)
Moscow Racetrack
Gladilin in Moscow, 2011.
Fyodor Gladkov
(1883–1958)
Cement
Restless Youth
Dmitry Glukhovsky
(born 1979)
Metro 2033
Pyotr Gnedich
(1855-1925)
The Burden of this World
Nikolai Gogol
(1809–1852)
Dikanka
Taras Bulba
The Overcoat
Dead Souls
Title page of the first edition of Dead Souls, 1842.
Nozdryov from Dead Souls.
Ivan Goncharov
(1812–1891)
A Common Story
Oblomov
The Precipice
Oblomov.
Maxim Gorky
(1868–1936)
Mother
Through Russia
The Artamonov Business
Twenty-six Men and a Girl
With Leo Tolstoy.
Nina Gorlanova
(born 1947)
Daniil Granin
(born 1919)
Into the Storm
Those Who Seek
With Dmitry Medvedev, 2009.
Dmitry Grigorovich
(1822–1900)
The Fishermen
Self-portrait of Grigorovich in his 20s.
Portrait by Kramskoi.
Alexander Grin
(1880–1932)
Scarlet Sails
The Seeker of Adventure
The Scarlet Sails celebration in St Petersburg.
From the 2010 celebration.
Isabella Grinevskaya
(1864–1944)
Vasily Grossman
(1905–1964)
The Road
Life and Fate
Forever Flowing
Memorial plaque in Donetsk.
Elena Guro
(1887-1913)
Autumnal Dream
The Hurdy-Gurdy
The Little Camels of the Sky
Guro's portrait of her husband Mikhail Matyushin.
Elena and Mikhail.
Sergey Gusev-Orenburgsky
(1867–1963)
The Land of the Fathers
The Land of the Children

H

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Herzen
(1812–1870)
Who is to Blame?
Statue of Herzen in Moscow.
Herzen University in St. Petersburg.

I

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Ilf and Petrov
Ilf (1897–1937)
Petrov (1903–1942)
The Twelve Chairs
The Little Golden Calf
The Twelve Chairs Monument in Odessa.
Another view of the Twelve Chairs monument.
Fazil Iskander
(born 1929)
Chik and His Friends
Sandro of Chegem
The Gospel According to Chegem
The Thirteenth Labour of Hercules
Iskander with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
Abkhazian coin featuring Iskander.
Alexei Ivanov
(born 1969)
Vsevolod Ivanov
(1895–1963)
Fertility
The Child

K

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Nikolay Karamzin
(1766–1826)
Poor Liza
"Poor Liza", painting by Orest Kiprensky, 1827.
Stamp featuring Karamzin.
Nikolay Karazin
(1842–1908)
The Two-Legged Wolf
From North to South
From North to South book cover.
Nikolay Karonin-Petropavlovsky
(1853–1892)
First Storm
Vladimir Karpov
(1922–2010)
The Commander
Anna Kashina In the Name of the Queen
Ivan Kataev
(1902-1937)
The Wife
Immortality
Valentin Kataev
(1897–1986)
Time Forward!
The Embezzlers
A White Sail Gleams
The Cottage in the Steppe
Veniamin Kaverin
(1902–1989)
Open Book
The Two Captains
The Unknown Artist
Emmanuil Kazakevich
(1913–1962)
Star: A Story
The Blue Notebook
Yury Kazakov
(1927–1982)
Going To Town
Adam and Eve
Yuri Khanon
(born 1965)
Skryabin As a Face
Antedate Memories
Alphonse, who didn't was
Erik Satie, “Antedate Memories”
Alphonse, who didn't was”
Daniil Kharms
(1905–1942)
The Old Woman
Graffiti of Kharms on a wall in Kharkiv.
Caricature of Kharms by Antonovsky
Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya
(1824–1889)
The Boarding School Girl
Photograph, c1880s.
Engraving c1860s.
Marusya Klimova
(born 1961)
Klimova in 2006.
Vsevolod Kochetov
(1912-1973)
The Zhurbin Family
What Do You Want Then?
Ivan Kokorev
(1825–1853)
Alexandra Kollontai
(1872–1952)
Red Love
A Great Love
Love of Worker Bees
Soviet stamp featuring Kollontai.
Kollontai in her youth.
Vladimir Korolenko
(1853–1921)
Bad Company
Makar's Dream
The Blind Musician
The Korolenko Library in Kharkiv.
Sofia Kovalevskaya
(1859–1891)
Nihilist Girl
Bust of Kovalevskaya.
Commemorative coin.
Vadim Kozhevnikov
(1909–1984)
Shield and Sword
Nadezhda Kozhevnikova
(born 1949)
Attorney Alexandra Tikhonovna
Eugene Kozlovsky
(born 1946)
Vsevolod Krestovsky
(1840-1895)
Knights of Industry
Krestovsky, c1870.
Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
(1887–1950)
Quadraturin
Anatoly Kudryavitsky
(born 1954)
Aleksandr Kuprin
(1870–1938)
The Duel
Yama: The Pit
The Bracelet of Garnets
A cartoon featuring Kuprin.
Photo of Kuprin.
Andrey Kurkov
(born 1961)
Death and the Penguin
Penguin Lost
Ivan Kushchevsky
(1847–1876)
Nikolai Negorev
Portrait of Kushchevsky.
Mikhail Kuzmin
(1872–1936)
Wings
Portrait of Kuzmin by Alexander Golovin, 1910.
Photo of Kuzmin.
Anatoly Kuznetsov
(1929-1979)
Babi Yar

L

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Lazar Lagin
(1903–1979)
The Old Genie Hottabych
Yulia Latynina
(born 1966)
The Insider
Boris Lavrenyov
(1891–1953)
The Forty-First
The Heavenly Cap
Such a Simple Thing
The Courageous Heart
Ivan Lazhechnikov
(1792–1869)
The Heretic
Portrait of Lazhechnikov.
Leonid Leonov
(1899–1995)
The Badgers
Soviet River
The Thief
The Russian Forest
Mikhail Lermontov
(1814–1841)
A Hero of Our Time
Title page from the first edition of A Hero of Our Time, 1840.
Pechorin's Duel from A Hero of Our Time. Picture by Mikhail Vrubel.
Nikolai Leskov
(1831–1895)
Lefty
The Sealed Angel
The Enchanted Wanderer
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Drawing of Leskov.
Alexander Levitov
(1835–1877)
Leatherhide the Cobbler
Levitov, c1860s.
Nikolay Leykin
(1841–1906)
Our Folk Abroad
Photo of Leykin.
Vladimir Lichutin
(born 1940)
Eduard Limonov
(born 1943)
It's Me, Eddie
His Butler's Story
Memoir of a Russian Punk
At a book presentation, 2008.
With Garry Kasparov at the Dissenters March in St. Petersburg, 2008.
Dmitri Lipskerov
(born 1964)
Sergey Lukyanenko
(born 1968)
Night Watch
Day Watch
Twilight Watch
Last Watch
Photo, 2001.
Lev Lunts
(1901–1924)
Native Land

M

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Grigori Machtet
(1852–1901)
Vladimir Makanin
(born 1937)
Baize-Covered Table With Decanter
Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak
(1852–1912)
Verotchka's Tales
A Gold Nugget
The Privalov Fortune
Cover of Verotchka's Tales.
Title page of Verotchka's Tales.
Anatoly Marienhof
(1897–1962)
Cynics
With the poet Sergei Yesenin, 1915.
Alexandra Marinina
(born 1957)
Boleslav Markevich
(1822–1884)
The Turning Point
Vladilen Mashkovtsev
(1929–1997)
Pavel Melnikov
(1818–1883)
Dmitry Merezhkovsky
(1865–1941)
Christ and Antichrist (trilogy)
Merezhkovsky (right), with his wife Zinaida Gippius and friend Dmitry Filosofov.
Portrait by Repin, 1900.
Daniil Mordovtsev
(1830-1905)
The Tsar and the Hetman
Viktor Muyzhel
(1880-1924)
The Year
Viktor Muravin
(born 1929)
The Diary of Vikenty Angarov

N

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Monument to Nabokov at Montreux. Vladimir Nabokov
(1899–1977)
Mary
The Defense
The Gift
Lolita
Playing chess with his wife Vera.
Nabokov's first publication.
Yuri Nagibin
(1924–1994)
The Pipe
Arise and Walk
Vasily Narezhny
(1780–1825)
A Russian Gil Blas
Nikolay Naumov
(1838-1901)
Strength Breaks the Straw
Andrei Navrozov
(born 1956)
Viktor Nekrasov
(1911–1987)
Front-line Stalingrad
Kira Georgievna
Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko
(1845-1936)
Peasant Tales of Russia
Alexander Neverov
(1886–1923)
City of Bread
Drawing of Neverov.
Friedrich Neznansky
(born 1932)
Red Square
Night Wolves
Nikolay Nosov
(1908–1976)
Neznaika
Russian stamp featuring Neznaika.
Alexey Novikov-Priboy
(1877-1944)
Tsushima
The Captain
The Sea Beckons

O

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Vladimir Obruchev
(1863–1956)
Plutonia
Sannikov Land
Olga Obukhova
(born 1941)
Vladimir Odoevsky
(1803–1869)
Two Princesses
The Living Corpse
The Year 4338: Petersburg Letters
Odoevsky's dedication in a book he presented to Lermontov.
Odoevsky (at back), with the composers Mily Balakirev (left) and Mikhail Glinka. Painting by Repin.
Bulat Okudzhava
(1924–1997)
A Taste of Liberty
Good-bye, Schoolboy!
The Art of Needles and Sins
Stamp featuring Okudzhava.
Yury Olesha
(1899–1960)
Envy
Three Fat Men
The Cherry Pit
Olesha in 1958.
Nikolai Ostrovsky
(1904–1936)
Born of the Storm
How the Steel Was Tempered
Stamp featuring Ostrovsky.
Commemorative Plaque in Moscow.
Mikhail Osorgin
(1878-1942)
Quiet Street
My Sister's Story
Valentin Ovechkin
(1904-1968)
Greetings from the Front

P

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Marina Palei
(born 1955)
Rendezvous
Palei in Komarovo.
Ivan Panaev
(1812-1862)
Lions in the Provinces
Portrait by Levitsky, 1856.
Avdotya Panaeva
(1820-1893)
A Woman's Lot
Vera Panova
(1905–1973)
Seryozha
Looking Ahead
The Train
Span of the Year
Plaque for Panova in St. Petersburg.
Boris Pasternak
(1890–1960)
Doctor Zhivago
The Childhood of Luvers
Soviet Nobel Laureates in Literature.
Memorial plaque at Pasternak's birthplace in Moscow.
Konstantin Paustovsky
(1892–1968)
A Tale of Life (6 novel series)
Pyotr Pavlenko
(1899-1951)
Happiness
Steppe Sunlight
The Lost Son
Oleg Pavlov
(born 1970)
Karolina Pavlova
(1807–1893)
A Double Life
A drawing of Pavlova.
Victor Pelevin
(born 1962)
Omon Ra
Lyudmila Petrushevskaya
(born 1938)
Immortal Love
Valentin Pikul
(1928–1990)
Boris Pilnyak
(1894–1938)
The Naked Year
The Death of the Army Commander
The Volga Falls into the Caspian Sea
Aleksey Pisemsky
(1821–1881)
Nina
The Simpleton
One Thousand Souls
An Old Man's Sin
Portrait of Pisemsky, c.1860.
Engraving of Pisemsky.
Andrei Platonov
(1899–1951)
Fro
Dzhan
The Foundation Pit
Boris Polevoy
(1908–1981)
He Came Back
We Are Soviet People
The Story of a Real Man
Nikolay Pomyalovsky
(1835–1863)
Seminary Sketches
An engraving of Pomyalovsky.
Ignaty Potapenko
(1856–1929)
A Russian Priest
The General's Daughter
Potapenko (right), with Chekhov and Mamin-Sibiryak. c1895
Dmitri Prigov
(1940–2007)
Live in Moskow
Zakhar Prilepin
(born 1975)
Alexander Prokhanov
(born 1938)
Empire's Last Soldier
Alexander Pushkin
(1799–1837)
The Queen of Spades
The Captain's Daughter
The first page from the serialized version of The Captain's Daughter.
Monument to Pushkin in Moscow.

R

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Radishchev
(1749–1802)
Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow
Title page from the first edition, 1790.
Bust at the entrance of the Radishchev Art Museum in Saratov.
Valentin Rasputin
(born 1937)
Money for Maria
Farewell to Matyora
Rasputin receiving an award from Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Aleksey Remizov
(1877–1957)
The Clock
The Indefatigable Cymbal
Fyodor Reshetnikov
(1841–1871)
The Podlipnayans
Drawing of Reshetnikov.
Panteleimon Romanov
(1884-1938)
Three Pairs of Silk Stockings
Without Bird-Cherry Blossoms
Mikhail Roshchin
(1933-2010)
First Love
Twenty Minutes or So
The Devil's Wheel in Kobuleti
Dina Rubina
(born 1953)
The Blackthorn
Dina Rubina, 2007.
Anatoly Rybakov
(1911–1998)
Children of the Arbat
Fear
Dust and Ashes
Plaque at Rybakov's house on Arbat Street in Moscow.
Vladimir Rybakov
(born 1947)
Creature
The Brand
The Burden
The Afghans
Vyacheslav Rybakov
(born 1954)
Artist
The Trial Sphere
Maria Rybakova
(born 1973)

S

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Irina Saburova
(1907-1979)
Because of the Violets
German Sadulaev
(born 1973)
I am a Chechen!
Boris Savinkov
(1879–1925)
The Pale Horse
What Never Happened
Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
(1826–1889)
Provincial Sketches
The Golovlyov Family
The History of a Town
Stamp featuring Shchedrin.
Saltykov-Schedrin Memorial House in Tver.
Genrikh Sapgir
(1928–1999)
Sergey Semyonov
(1868–1922)
Gluttons
The Servant
Semyonov, c1900.
Yulian Semyonov
(1931–1993)
Seventeen Instants of Spring
Alexander Serafimovich
(1863–1949)
Sand
Nikita
The Iron Flood
The Little Miner
Sergey Sergeyev-Tsensky
(1875–1958)
Brusilov's Break-Through
Marietta Shaginyan
(1888–1982)
Mess-Mend
Plaque at Shaginyan's house on Arbat Street in Moscow.
Varlam Shalamov
(1907–1982)
The Kolyma Tales
Commemorative plaque at his birth house in Vologda.
From the Shalamov Memorial Museum in Vologda.
Olga Shapir
(1850-1916)
The Settlement
Tatiana Shchepkina-Kupernik
(1874–1952)
Deborah
Mikhail Shishkin
(born 1961)
Portrait, 2006.
At the Tallinn Literature Festival, 2010,
Vyacheslav Shishkov
(1873-1945)
Children of Darkness
Ivan Shmelyov
(1873–1950)
The Stone Age
Mikhail Sholokhov
(1905–1984)
Virgin Soil Upturned
And Quiet Flows the Don
The Don Flows Home to the Sea
Soviet Nobel Laureates in Literature.
Monument to Sholokov.
Ilya Shtemler
(born 1933)
Vasily Shukshin
(1929–1974)
Stories from a Siberian Village
Konstantin Simonov
(1915–1979)
Days and Nights
The Living and the Dead
Photo of Simonov, 1943.
Illustration of Simonov.
Andrei Sinyavsky
(1925–1997)
Fantastic Stories
Stepan Skitalets
(1869–1941)
The Blacksmith
The Love of a Scene Painter
With Maxim Gorky.
Skitalets (left) with fellow Sreda members.
Vasily Sleptsov
(1836–1878)
The Ward
An engraving of Sleptsov.
Sofia Soboleva
(1840-1884)
Pros and Cons
Sasha Sokolov
(born 1943)
A School for Fools
Vladimir Sollogub
(1813–1882)
The Snowstorm
Sollogub with fellow contributors to Sovremennik.
Fyodor Sologub
(1863–1927)
The Petty Demon
The Created Legend
Sologub in 1913
Sologub and Anastasia Chebotarevskaya.
Vladimir Soloukhin
(1924–1997)
Verdict
Leonid Solovyov
(1906–1962)
Tale of Hodja Nasreddin
Vsevolod Solovyov
(1849–1903)
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(1918–2008)
The First Circle
Cancer Ward
The Red Wheel
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Ivan Denisovich book cover.
Orest Somov
(1793–1833)
Mommy and Sonny
Vladimir Sorokin
(born 1955)
The Queue
Konstantin Staniukovich
(1843–1903)
Bobtail
Maximka
The Convict
Running to the Shrouds
Photo of Stanyukovich.
Boris Strugatsky
Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
Arkady (1925–1991)
Boris (1933-2012)
Prisoners of Power
The Kid from Hell
Hard to Be a God
Roadside Picnic
Mikhail Sushkov
(1775–1792)
The Russian Werther

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Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Tarasov-Rodionov
(1885–1938)
Chocolate
Nadezhda Teffi
(1872–1952)
Time
Strangers
Close Friends
Teffi during World War 1.
Nikolay Teleshov
(1867–1957)
The Duel
Bust of Teleshov, 1956.
Teleshov with members of the Sreda, 1902.
Vladimir Tendryakov
(1923–1984)
Son-in-Law
Three, Seven, Ace
Sergey Terpigorev
(1841-1895)
The Ice Broke
Nikolay Tikhonov
(1896–1979)
War
Vladislav Titov
(1934–1987)
Tatyana Tolstaya
(born 1951)
The Slynx
White Walls
Aleksey K. Tolstoy
(1817–1875)
Prince Serebrenni
Portrait by Ilya Repin.
Monument to Tolstoy.
Aleksey N. Tolstoy
(1883–1945)
Buratino
Aelita
Peter the First
The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin
Stamp featuring the character Buratino.
Movie poster, based on Tolstoy's novel Aelita.
Leo Tolstoy
(1828–1910)
The Cossacks
War and Peace
Anna Karenina
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
The ninth draft of the beginning of War and Peace.
Title page of the first edition of Anna Karenina, 1878.
Edward Topol
(born 1938)
Red Square
Yury Trifonov
(1925–1981)
Another Life
The Old Man
The Disappearance
The Long Good-Bye
Gavriil Troyepolsky
(1905–1995)
White Bim Black Ear
Alexei Tsvetkov
(born 1947)
Evgenia Tur
(1815–1892)
Antonina
The Shalonski Family
Ivan Turgenev
(1818–1883)
A Sportsman's Sketches
Home of the Gentry
On the Eve
Fathers and Sons
Title page of Fathers and Sons.
Portrait by Ilya Repin.
Yury Tynyanov
(1894–1943)
Lieutenant Kijé
Soviet poster for the film version of Lieutenant Kijé

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Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Anya Ulinich
(born 1973)
Petropolis
Lyudmila Ulitskaya
(born 1943)
Sonechka
The Funeral Party
Medea and Her Children
Daniel Stein
Gleb Uspensky
(1843–1902)
The Steam Chicken
Uspensky in his 20s, 1868.
Soviet stamp featuring Uspensky.
Nikolay Uspensky
(1837–1889)
Porridge
The Village Schoolmaster

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Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Pyotr Valuyev
(1815–1890)
Engraving of Valuev, 1865.
Tatiana Vedenska
(born 1976)
Mikhail Veller
(born 1948)
The Guru
Alexander Veltman
(1800–1870)
The Wanderer
Veltman, c1830.
Anastasiya Verbitskaya
(1861–1928)
The Keys to Happiness
Verbitskaya, c1900.
Vikenty Veresaev
(1867–1945)
Sisters
The Deadlock
In the Steppe
Painting of Veresayev by Sergey Malyutin, 1919.
Lidia Veselitskaya
(1857–1936)
Mimi's Marriage
Nikolai Virta
(1906-1976)
Alone
Georgi Vladimov
(1931–2003)
Faithful Ruslan
Vladimir Voinovich
(born 1932)
Moscow 2042
Private Ivan Chonkin
Zinaida Volkonskaya
(1792-1862)
The Dream: A Letter
Alexander Volkov
(1891–1977)
The Wizard of the Emerald City
Marko Vovchok
(1833–1907)
Ukrainian Folk Tales
Ukrainian stamp featuring Vovchok.
Julia Voznesenskaya
(born 1940)
The Women's Decameron

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Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Yakovlev
(1886–1953)
The Peasant
Alexander Yashin
(1913–1968)
A Feast of Rowan Berries
Ivan Yefremov
(1908–1972)
Andromeda
Razor's Edge
The Bull's Hour
The Land of Foam
Dmitri Yemets
(born 1974)
Tanya Grotter series
Venedict Yerofeyev
(1938-1990)
Moscow-Petushki
Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(born 1933)
Wild Berries
On the right, with Richard Nixon
Semyon Yushkevich
(1868–1927)
On the right with Yevgeny Chirikov.

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Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Mikhail Zagoskin
(1789–1852)
Tales of Three Centuries
Engraving of Zagoskin.
Sergey Zalygin
(1913–2000)
The South American Variant
Yevgeny Zamyatin
(1884–1937)
We
A Provincial Tale
A Provincial Tale book cover.
Zamyatin, c.1919.
Boris Zaytsev
(1881–1972)
Anna
Yulia Zhadovskaya
(1824-1883)
The Backward Girl
Vera Zhelikhovsky
(1835–1896)
The General's Will
Maria Zhukova
(1804–1855)
Evenings on the Karpovka
Zinovy Zinik
(born 1945)
The Mushroom-Picker
Lydia Zinovieva-Annibal
(1866–1907)
The Tragic Menagerie
Nikolay Zlatovratsky
(1845–1911)
Old Shadows
Mikhail Zoshchenko
(1895–1958)
The Galosh
Scenes from the Bathhouse
In uniform. 1915/16
Stamp featuring Zoshchenko.

See also

References

  1. ^ The well-known M*A*S*H episode about Captain Tuttle has a storyline based on Lieutenant Kijé.
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