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2014 Pushkin House Book Prize Shortlist

Posted at 6:56AM Friday 07 Mar 2014

The shortlisted titles for the 2014 Pushkin House Book Prize have been announced by Viv Groskop and Andrew Jack at the Bath Festival today.

The Prize, in association with Waterstones and now in its second year, rewards the best non-fiction writing on Russia. The shortlist was selected by a panel chaired by Dr Rowan Williams, and revealed at a special event at the Independent Bath Festival of Literature by fellow Prize judge Viv Groskop.

The 2014 shortlisted titles are:

- The Black Russian by Vladimir Alexandrov (Head of Zeus)

- A Spy in the Archives: a Memoir of Cold War Russia by Sheila Fitzpatrick (I.B. Tauris)

- Glorious Misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America by Owen Matthews (Bloomsbury)

- Red Fortress: the Secret Heart of Russia's History by Catherine Merridale (Allen Lane)

- Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: a Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya von Bremzen (Transworld)

- Musorgsky and His Circle: a Russian Musical Adventure by Stephen Walsh (Faber & Faber)

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