List of Russian-language novelists

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"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 listEdit


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Fyodor Abramov
The New Life
Wooden Horses
Two Winters and Three Summers
Memorial plaque in St. Petersburg.
M. Ageyev
Cocain Romance
  Chinghiz Aitmatov
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
The Countrymen
  Sergey Aksakov
The Scarlet Flower
The Family Chronicle
Years of Childhood
A Russian Schoolboy
Memorial to Aksakov.
The Aksakov Family Coat of Arms.
Vasily Aksyonov
The Burn
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
On the New Road
  Yuz Aleshkovsky
(born 1929)
The Hand
  Alexander Amfiteatrov
Painting of Napoleon by David, 1812.
  Daniil Andreyev
Roza Mira
Daniil's parents Leonid Andreyev and Countess Anna Wielhorska.
  Leonid Andreyev
The Abyss
The Red Laugh
The Seven Who Were Hanged
1909 book cover
  Aleksey Apukhtin
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
Ivan Lande
Breaking Point
Tales of the Revolution
Artsybashev with the actress Yavorskaya, 1915.
Drawing of Artsybashev.
Monument in Krasnoyarsk.
Viktor Astafyev
Queen Fish
Sad Detective
To Live Your Life
Vladimir Putin speaking with Astafyev's widow. 2004
  Arkady Averchenko
Drawing of Averchenko.
Averchenko, c1905.


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Isaak Babel
Red Cavalry
Odessa Tales
Red Cavalry poster, 1919.
Red Cavalry poster, 1920.
  Grigory Baklanov
The Foothold
Forever Nineteen
South of the Main Offensive
Natalya Baranskaya
A Week Like Any Other
  Pavel Bazhov
The Malachite Casket
Commemorative coin featuring Bazhov.
Bazhov in his youth.
  Dmitry Begichev
The Kholmsky Family
Alexander Bek
And Not to Die
The Story of an Inventor
  Andrei Bely
Kotik Letaev
The Silver Dove
Portrait by Léon Bakst.
Plaque at Bely's birth house on Arbat Street in Moscow.
  Alexander Belyayev
Amphibian Man
Drawing by Belyayev.
Another of his drawings.
Nina Berberova
The Accompanist
The Tattered Cloak
The Italics are Mine
The Book of Happiness
With her husband, 1925.
  Alexander Bestuzhev
The Test
On Bivouac
1823 title page from Bestuzhev's magazine Polar Star.
An engraving of Bestuzhev.
Vitaly Bianki
Whose Nose is Better?
  Aleksei Bibik
  Andrei Bitov
Pushkin House
The Monkey Link
Life in Windy Weather
A Captive of the Caucasus
Nikolai Blagoveshchensky
Before the Dawn
  Pyotr Boborykin
China Town
  Alexander Bogdanov
Red Star
A drawing of Bogdanov.
Vladimir Bogomolov
The Moment of Truth
Yuri Bondarev
(born 1924)
The Shore
The Hot Snow
Leonid Borodin
The Third Truth
The Story of a Strange Time
The Year of Miracle and Grief
  Valery Bryusov
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
The White Guard
The Master and Margarita
Heart of a Dog
The Fatal Eggs
Soviet stamp featuring Behemoth.
  Kir Bulychev
Half a Life
Great Gusliar
Earth and Elsewhere
Alisa Selezneva
  Ivan Bunin
Dry Valley
The Village
Dark Avenues
The Life of Arseniev
Soviet Nobel Laureates in Literature.


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Aleksey Chapygin
Stepan Razin
  Lidia Charskaya
Princess Dzhavakha
Charskaya, c1910
  Alexander Chekhov
The Chekhov family.
Alexander's son Michael Chekhov.
  Anton Chekhov
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
What Is to Be Done?
Title page of What Is to Be Done?
  Evgeny Chirikov
The Magician
Strained Relations
Marka of the Pits
At his desk, 1904.
Portrait by Repin, 1906.
Lydia Chukovskaya
Sofia Petrovna
  Georgy Chulkov
Chulkov (left), with fellow Soviet writers.


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Yuli Daniel
This is Moscow Speaking
  Grigory Danilevsky
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
Hveska, The Doctor's Watchman
Dmitryeva, c1890.
Dmitryeva, 1895.
  Leonid Dobychin
The Town of N
Encounters with Lise
Yury Dombrovsky
The Faculty of Useless Knowledge
The Keeper of Antiquities
  Vlas Doroshevich
Legends and Stories of the East
Doroshevich c.1910.
  Lyubov Dostoyevskaya
The Emigrant
Anna Dostoyevskaya (wife of Fyodor Dostoyevsky) with their daughter Lyubov and son Fyodor.
Anna Dostoyevskaya.
  Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Notes from Underground
Crime and Punishment
The Idiot
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
Vremya (Time), the paper published by Fyodor and Mikhail Dostoyevsky.
Portrait, 1870.
Sergei Dovlatov
The Zone
  Alexander Druzhinin
Polinka Saks
The Story of Aleksei Dmitrich
Druzhinin (2nd from right), with his fellow writers from Sovremennik.
Druzhinin in 1856.
Vladimir Dudintsev
White Garments
A New Year's Tale
Not by Bread Alone


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


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Fadeyev
The Rout
The Young Guard
Soviet stamp featuring Fadeyev.
Monument to Fedin in Saratov.
Konstantin Fedin
Early Joys
The Conflagration
Cities and Years
No Ordinary Summer
Soviet stamp featuring Fedin.
Olga Forsh
Palace and Prison
Pioneers of Freedom
  Dmitry Furmanov
Photo of Vasily Chapayev.
Soviet stamp featuring Vasily Chapayev.


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Arkady Gaidar
Chuk and Gek
The Blue Cup
Timur and his Gang
Soviet stamp featuring Gaidar.
  Nikolai Garin-Mikhailovsky
Practical Training
Portrait by Israel Pass, 1905.
Bas-relief dedication at the Laspi Pass.
  Vsevolod Garshin
Four Days
The Red Flower
The Red Flower
Photo of Garshin, 1877.
Yuri German
Ivan Lapshin
The Cause You Serve
  Anatoly Gladilin
Moscow Racetrack
Gladilin in Moscow, 2011.
  Fyodor Gladkov
Restless Youth
  Dmitry Glukhovsky
(born 1979)
Metro 2033
  Pyotr Gnedich
The Burden of this World
  Nikolai Gogol
Taras Bulba
The Overcoat
Dead Souls
Title page of the first edition of Dead Souls, 1842.
Nozdryov from Dead Souls.
  Ivan Goncharov
A Common Story
The Precipice
  Maxim Gorky
Through Russia
The Artamonov Business
Twenty-six Men and a Girl
Nina Gorlanova
(born 1947)
  Daniil Granin
Into the Storm
Those Who Seek
With Dmitry Medvedev, 2009.
  Dmitry Grigorovich
The Fishermen
Self-portrait of Grigorovich in his 20s.
Portrait by Kramskoi.
  Alexander Grin
Scarlet Sails
The Seeker of Adventure
The Scarlet Sails celebration in St Petersburg.
From the 2010 celebration.
  Isabella Grinevskaya
Vasily Grossman
The Road
Life and Fate
Forever Flowing
Memorial plaque in Donetsk.
  Elena Guro
Autumnal Dream
The Hurdy-Gurdy
The Little Camels of the Sky
Guro's portrait of her husband Mikhail Matyushin.
Elena and Mikhail.
  Andrei Gusev
(born 1952)
With Chronos' Permit
The World According to Novikoff
Andrei Gusev in Moscow, 2009.
  Sergey Gusev-Orenburgsky
The Land of the Fathers
The Land of the Children


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Alexander Herzen
Who is to Blame?
Statue of Herzen in Moscow.


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
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
The Child


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Nikolay Karamzin
Poor Liza
"Poor Liza", painting by Orest Kiprensky, 1827.
Stamp featuring Karamzin.
  Nikolay Karazin
The Two-Legged Wolf
From North to South
From North to South book cover.
  Nikolay Karonin-Petropavlovsky
First Storm
Vladimir Karpov
The Commander
Anna Kashina In the Name of the Queen
  Ivan Kataev
The Wife
Valentin Kataev
Time Forward!
The Embezzlers
A White Sail Gleams
The Cottage in the Steppe
Veniamin Kaverin
Open Book
The Two Captains
The Unknown Artist
Emmanuil Kazakevich
Star: A Story
The Blue Notebook
Yury Kazakov
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
The Old Woman
Graffiti of Kharms on a wall in Kharkiv.
Caricature of Kharms by Antonovsky
  Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya
The Boarding School Girl
Photograph, c1880s.
Engraving c1860s.
  Marusya Klimova
(born 1961)
Klimova in 2006.
Vsevolod Kochetov
The Zhurbin Family
What Do You Want Then?
Ivan Kokorev
Alexandra Kollontai
Red Love
A Great Love
Love of Worker Bees
Soviet stamp featuring Kollontai.
Kollontai in her youth.
  Vladimir Korolenko
Bad Company
Makar's Dream
The Blind Musician
The Korolenko Library in Kharkiv.
  Sofia Kovalevskaya
Nihilist Girl
Bust of Kovalevskaya.
Commemorative coin.
Vadim Kozhevnikov
Shield and Sword
Nadezhda Kozhevnikova
(born 1949)
Attorney Alexandra Tikhonovna
  Eugene Kozlovsky
(born 1946)
  Vsevolod Krestovsky
Knights of Industry
Krestovsky, c1870.
  Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
  Anatoly Kudryavitsky
(born 1954)
  Aleksandr Kuprin
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
Nikolai Negorev
Portrait of Kushchevsky.
  Mikhail Kuzmin
Portrait of Kuzmin by Alexander Golovin, 1910.
Photo of Kuzmin.
Anatoly Kuznetsov
Babi Yar


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Lazar Lagin
The Old Genie Hottabych
  Yulia Latynina
(born 1966)
The Insider
Boris Lavrenyov
The Forty-First
The Heavenly Cap
Such a Simple Thing
The Courageous Heart
  Ivan Lazhechnikov
The Heretic
Portrait of Lazhechnikov.
  Leonid Leonov
The Badgers
Soviet River
The Thief
The Russian Forest
  Mikhail Lermontov
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
The Sealed Angel
The Enchanted Wanderer
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Drawing of Leskov.
  Alexander Levitov
Leatherhide the Cobbler
Levitov, c1860s.
  Nikolay Leykin
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
Native Land


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


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Vladimir Nabokov
The Defense
The Gift
Nabokov's first publication.
Yuri Nagibin
The Pipe
Arise and Walk
  Vasily Narezhny
A Russian Gil Blas
  Nikolay Naumov
Strength Breaks the Straw
Andrei Navrozov
(born 1956)
Viktor Nekrasov
Front-line Stalingrad
Kira Georgievna
  Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko
Peasant Tales of Russia
  Alexander Neverov
City of Bread
Drawing of Neverov.
Friedrich Neznansky
Red Square
Night Wolves
Nikolay Nosov
Russian stamp featuring Neznaika.
  Alexey Novikov-Priboy
The Captain
The Sea Beckons


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Vladimir Obruchev
Sannikov Land
Olga Obukhova
(born 1941)
  Vladimir Odoevsky
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
A Taste of Liberty
Good-bye, Schoolboy!
The Art of Needles and Sins
Stamp featuring Okudzhava.
Yury Olesha
Three Fat Men
The Cherry Pit
  Nikolai Ostrovsky
Born of the Storm
How the Steel Was Tempered
Stamp featuring Ostrovsky.
Mikhail Osorgin
Quiet Street
My Sister's Story
Valentin Ovechkin
Greetings from the Front


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


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Alexander Radishchev
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
Money for Maria
Farewell to Matyora
Rasputin receiving an award from Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
  Aleksey Remizov
The Clock
The Indefatigable Cymbal
  Fyodor Reshetnikov
The Podlipnayans
Drawing of Reshetnikov.
  Panteleimon Romanov
Three Pairs of Silk Stockings
Without Bird-Cherry Blossoms
Mikhail Roshchin
First Love
Twenty Minutes or So
The Devil's Wheel in Kobuleti
  Dina Rubina
(born 1953)
The Blackthorn
Dina Rubina, 2007.
Anatoly Rybakov
Children of the Arbat
Dust and Ashes
Vladimir Rybakov
(born 1947)
The Brand
The Burden
The Afghans
  Vyacheslav Rybakov
(born 1954)
The Trial Sphere
Maria Rybakova
(born 1973)


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Irina Saburova
Because of the Violets
German Sadulaev
(born 1973)
I am a Chechen!
  Ilya Salov
  Boris Savinkov
The Pale Horse
What Never Happened
  Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
Provincial Sketches
The Golovlyov Family
The History of a Town
Saltykov-Schedrin Memorial House in Tver.
  Genrikh Sapgir
  Sergey Semyonov
The Servant
Semyonov, c1900.
Yulian Semyonov
Seventeen Instants of Spring
  Alexander Serafimovich
The Iron Flood
The Little Miner
  Sergey Sergeyev-Tsensky
Brusilov's Break-Through
  Marietta Shaginyan
Varlam Shalamov
The Kolyma Tales
Commemorative plaque at his birth house in Vologda.
From the Shalamov Memorial Museum in Vologda.
  Olga Shapir
The Settlement
  Tatiana Shchepkina-Kupernik
  Alexander Sheller
Putrid Moors
  Mikhail Shishkin
(born 1961)
In 2006.
In 2010
Vyacheslav Shishkov
Children of Darkness
  Ivan Shmelyov
The Stone Age
  Mikhail Sholokhov
Virgin Soil Upturned
And Quiet Flows the Don
The Don Flows Home to the Sea
Mikhail Sholokhov
Ilya Shtemler
(born 1933)
Vasily Shukshin
Stories from a Siberian Village
  Konstantin Simonov
Days and Nights
The Living and the Dead
In 1967
Andrei Sinyavsky
Fantastic Stories
  Stepan Skitalets
The Blacksmith
The Love of a Scene Painter
Skitalets (left) with fellow Sreda members.
  Vasily Sleptsov
The Ward
An engraving of Sleptsov.
Sofia Soboleva
Pros and Cons
Sasha Sokolov
(born 1943)
A School for Fools
  Vladimir Sollogub
The Snowstorm
Sollogub with fellow contributors to Sovremennik.
  Fyodor Sologub
The Petty Demon
The Created Legend
Sologub in 1913
Sologub and Anastasia Chebotarevskaya.
Vladimir Soloukhin
Leonid Solovyov
Tale of Hodja Nasreddin
  Vsevolod Solovyov
  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The First Circle
Cancer Ward
The Red Wheel
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Ivan Denisovich book cover.
Orest Somov
Mommy and Sonny
  Vladimir Sorokin
(born 1955)
The Queue
  Konstantin Staniukovich
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
The Russian Werther


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Alexander Tarasov-Rodionov
Nadezhda Teffi
Close Friends
Teffi during World War 1.
  Nikolay Teleshov
The Duel
Bust of Teleshov, 1956.
Teleshov with members of the Sreda, 1902.
Vladimir Tendryakov
Three, Seven, Ace
  Sergey Terpigorev
The Ice Broke
  Nikolay Tikhonov
  Vladislav Titov
  Tatyana Tolstaya
(born 1951)
The Slynx
White Walls
  Aleksey K. Tolstoy
Prince Serebrenni
Portrait by Ilya Repin.
Monument to Tolstoy.
  Aleksey N. Tolstoy
Peter the First
The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin
Stamp featuring the character Buratino.
  Leo Tolstoy
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
Another Life
The Old Man
The Disappearance
The Long Good-Bye
Gavriil Troyepolsky
White Bim Black Ear
Alexei Tsvetkov
(born 1947)
  Evgenia Tur
The Shalonski Family
  Ivan Turgenev
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
Lieutenant Kijé


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


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Pyotr Valuyev
Engraving of Valuev, 1865.
  Tatiana Vedenska
(born 1976)
  Mikhail Veller
(born 1948)
The Guru
  Alexander Veltman
The Wanderer
Veltman, c1830.
  Anastasiya Verbitskaya
The Keys to Happiness
Verbitskaya, c1900.
  Vikenty Veresaev
The Deadlock
In the Steppe
Painting of Veresayev by Sergey Malyutin, 1919.
  Lidia Veselitskaya
Mimi's Marriage
  Igor Vishnevetsky
(born 1964)
Non-Elective Affinities
Nikolai Virta
Georgi Vladimov
Faithful Ruslan
  Vladimir Voinovich
Moscow 2042
Private Ivan Chonkin
  Zinaida Volkonskaya
The Dream: A Letter
  Alexander Volkov
The Wizard of the Emerald City
  Marko Vovchok
Ukrainian Folk Tales
Ukrainian stamp featuring Vovchok.
Julia Voznesenskaya
(born 1940)
The Women's Decameron


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Yakovlev
The Peasant
Alexander Yashin
A Feast of Rowan Berries
Ivan Yefremov
Razor's Edge
The Bull's Hour
The Land of Foam
Dmitri Yemets
(born 1974)
Tanya Grotter series
Venedict Yerofeyev
  Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Wild Berries
On the right, with Richard Nixon
  Semyon Yushkevich
On the right with Yevgeny Chirikov.


Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Mikhail Zagoskin
Tales of Three Centuries
Engraving of Zagoskin.
Sergey Zalygin
The South American Variant
  Yevgeny Zamyatin
A Provincial Tale
A Provincial Tale book cover.
Zamyatin, c.1919.
  Boris Zaytsev
  Yulia Zhadovskaya
The Backward Girl
  Vera Zhelikhovsky
The General's Will
Maria Zhukova
Evenings on the Karpovka
Zinovy Zinik
(born 1945)
The Mushroom-Picker
  Lydia Zinovieva-Annibal
The Tragic Menagerie
  Nikolay Zlatovratsky
Old Shadows
  Mikhail Zoshchenko
The Galosh
Scenes from the Bathhouse
In uniform. 1915/16
Stamp featuring Zoshchenko.

See alsoEdit


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