This issue publishes a novel by Vadim Demidov “Sergeant Pepper, Your Sons are Аlive”, a short story by Eduard Lukoyanov “Yersin and jogging”, a short story by Natalya Klyucharyova “Still Horror” and also short stories by Evgeny Shklovsky “An Invisible Man and Beatrice”. The poetry section of this issue is composed of the new poems by Gennady Kalashnikov, Oleg Dozmorov, Valery Chereshnya and Petr Razumov.
The sectional offerings are as follows:
New Translations: Three poems by Shel Silverstein translated from English by Vladimir Sevrinovsky.
Writer’s Diary: “Year by Year” — the final part of Yury Kublanovsky diary for 2008.
Heritage: “I am not a Wanted Person in the Poetry” — two letters by Veniamin Blazhenny to Boris Chichibabin and also Vadim Muratkhanov article “Chichibabin and Blazhenny — an Experience of Comparison”.
Comments: “A Fate of the Prophet at XXI century” by Alla Latynina dedicated to a new novel by Aleksander Ilichevsky “The Persian”.
Literature Critique: An article by Aleksander Kulakov “Zero Option: Contemporary Poetry — Tendencies, Conceptions and Manifests” continues the cycle of publicatons on modern Russian poetry.