Dancing With Bears follows the adventures of notorious con men Darger and Surplus They ve lied and cheated their way onto the caravan that is delivering a priceless gift from the Caliph of Baghdad to the Duke of Muscovy The only thing harder than the journey to Muscovy is their arrival in Muscovy.

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people Over steaming samovars, in cramped flats, and on dirt floors, he has spoken to peasants and bureaucrats, artists and officials He has studied their customs and their governments and shares his fasci

In the tradition of John Reed s classic Ten Days That Shook the World, this bestselling account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism A moving illumination Remnick is the witness for us al

Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin s novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself

For the first time Dunnett s Lymond Chronicles are available in the United States in quality paperback editions.Fifth in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, The Ringed Castle leaps from Mary Tudor s England to the barbaric Russia of Ivan the Terrible Francis Crawford of Lymond moves to Muscovy, where