The poetry section of the issue presents poems by Aleksei Alekhin, Tamara Zhirmunskaya, Evgeny Karasev and Igor Pomerantsev.
We are publishing the narrative "The Overtone" by Viktor Astafyev, as well as the ending of the novel "The Forty Years of Chanchzhoe" by Dmitry Lipskerov, three short stories by Yuri Buida and the short story "A Bell Caster's Life" by Fred Solyanov.
Two short stories by Antonio Tabucchi occupy the section "New Translations".
In the section "Publications and Reports" we are ending the article "Savinkov in Lubyanka" by Vitaly Shentalinsky.
The section "Writer's Diary" offers the essay "The Calendar" by Marina Novikova.
In the section "Book Review" Alena Zlobina reviews plays by Mikhail Uvarov; Tatyana Kasatkina reviews prosaic works by Dmitry Bakin; Olga Kuznetsova reviews poems by Sergei Gandlevsky; Yevgeny Peremyshlev reviews new translations of R. Kipling; Aleksandr Nosov reviews new dictionaries on Russian phylosophy; Aleksei Zverev reviews a new dictionary on literary criticism.
In the section "Editor's Mail" we are publishing the work "Poetry as a State" by Mikhail Epshtein.
In the section "Briefly About Books" Aleksei Kozyrev and Yelena Oznobkina review new books on phylosophy.
The issue also presents our traditional sections "Bookshelf" and "Periodics".