5 Reasons You Should Read ‘Road of Bones’

5 Reasons You Should Read ‘Road of Bones’

The worst prison on planet Earth – the Siberian Gulag of Kolyma – is merely a gateway for a much darker horror for Roman Ivanovich and his fellow escapees, who have hundreds of miles of frozen tundra between them and freedom. With the help of a mysterious figure (who may or may not be human), Roman and company must battle starvation, weather, wildlife and each other in order to survive. Here are five reasons why you should check out Road of Bones.  1. The artwork A comic is nothing without illustrations, and Road of Bones has some of the most …

Cafe Pushkin Is Every Book and Food Lover’s Dream!

Cafe Pushkin Is Every Book and Food Lover’s Dream!

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Housed in a mansion built during the 19th century, Cafe Pushkin is a five-star restaurant serving French and Russian cuisine in the heart of Moscow.   image via inyourpocket.com   Cafe Pushkin’s traditional Russian menu is a bit expensive, but it’s world class cuisine is worth it when you consider the fact you’ll be eating in one of the most beautiful Baroque libraries in the world.     Just imagine thumbing through something by Tolstoy or Dostoevsky after your meal!   image via cafepushkin.ru   Though the restaurant only opened in 1999, dining at Café Pushkin feels like stepping back …

Happy Birthday Leo Tolstoy, Author of ‘War And Peace’!

Happy Birthday Leo Tolstoy, Author of ‘War And Peace’!

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Happy birthday to one of the most acclaimed classic writers of the world: Leo Tolstoy. The Russian writer wrote numerous novels that have become literary mainstays, such as Anna Karenina, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, and War And Peace. Surely you’ve heard of at least one of them, although you may not have actually read them.     Tolstoy was born in Tula Province, Russia in 1828. In the 1860s, he wrote his most famous novel, which we’ve already mentioned: War And Peace. Initially published serially, later collected into a single volume, spanning the period of 1805 to 1820. Since its publication, it has been regarded …