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

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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
  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.

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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
(1937–2018)
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
(1938–2011)
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
 
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.

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Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Aleksey Chapygin
(1870–1937)
Stepan Razin
  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?
  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.

DEdit

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

EEdit

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

FEdit

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Alexander Fadeyev
(1901–1956)
The Rout
The Young Guard
 
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.

GEdit

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
(1935–2018)
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
Nina Gorlanova
(born 1947)
  Daniil Granin
(1919–2017)
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.
  Andrei Gusev
(born 1952)
With Chronos' Permit
The World According to Novikoff
 
Andrei Gusev in Moscow, 2009.
  Sergey Gusev-Orenburgsky
(1867–1963)
The Land of the Fathers
The Land of the Children

HEdit

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

IEdit

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
(1929–2016)
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

KEdit

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

LEdit

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

MEdit

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Grigori Machtet
(1852–1901)
  Vladimir Makanin
(1937–2017)
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

NEdit

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
  Vladimir Nabokov
(1899–1977)
Mary
The Defense
The Gift
Lolita
 
Nabokov's first publication.
Yuri Nagibin
(1920–1994)
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
(1932–2013)
Red Square
Night Wolves
Nikolay Nosov
(1908–1976)
Neznaika
 
Russian stamp featuring Neznaika.
  Alexey Novikov-Priboy
(1877-1944)
Tsushima
The Captain
The Sea Beckons

OEdit

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
  Nikolai Ostrovsky
(1904–1936)
Born of the Storm
How the Steel Was Tempered
 
Stamp featuring Ostrovsky.
Mikhail Osorgin
(1878-1942)
Quiet Street
My Sister's Story
Valentin Ovechkin
(1904-1968)
Greetings from the Front

PEdit

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.

REdit

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
(1937–2015)
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
Vladimir Rybakov
(born 1947)
Creature
The Brand
The Burden
The Afghans
  Vyacheslav Rybakov
(born 1954)
Artist
The Trial Sphere
Maria Rybakova
(born 1973)

SEdit

Portrait Author Notable works Illustration Illustration
Irina Saburova
(1907-1979)
Because of the Violets
German Sadulaev
(born 1973)
I am a Chechen!
  Ilya Salov
(1834–1902)
Butuzka
  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
 
.
 
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
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
  Alexander Sheller
(1838–1900)
Putrid Moors
  Mikhail Shishkin
(born 1961)
 
In 2006.
 
In 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
 
Mikhail Sholokhov
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
 
In 1967
Andrei Sinyavsky
(1925–1997)
Fantastic Stories
  Stepan Skitalets
(1869–1941)
The Blacksmith
The Love of a Scene Painter
 
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.
  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
[1]

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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
  Igor Vishnevetsky
(born 1964)
Leningrad
Non-Elective Affinities
Nikolai Virta
(1906-1976)
Alone
Georgi Vladimov
(1931–2003)
Faithful Ruslan
  Vladimir Voinovich
(1932-2018)
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
(1933–2017)
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.

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ReferencesEdit

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