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Latest Review: "The Sacred Book of the Werewolf" by Victor Pelevin

The latest addition to our review section is a piece by Margarita Shalina (bookseller at St. Mark’s, translator, reviewer, all around multi-talented person) on Victor Pelevin’s The Sacred Book of the Werewolf, which actually came out last year (hey, no one said we had to be timely). Here’s the opening of her ...

The Sacred Book of the Werewolf

“What a crazy idea that was—to change the name of the KGB. One of the greatest brand names ever was simply destroyed!” Pelevin has a great knack for relaying the oddities of the Russian condition in terms that almost anyone can understand. Product placement in Generation “P” revealed to the rest of the world that, ...