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  • Bibliography:
    10 Books
  • First Book:
    September 1983
  • Latest Book:
    December 2014
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Book List in Order: 10 titles


  • Weary of his battles with the bureaucracy, with the bottle, and with his profession, an unemployed Soviet journalist reviews his file of clippings and recalls the real people and events now reduced to bland, officially approved lines...











  • Sergei Dovlatov’s subtle, dark-edged humor and wry observations are in full force in The Suitcase as he examines eight objects -- the items he brought with him in his luggage upon his emigration from the U.S.S.R. These seemingly undistinguished pos...



  • Written in Sergei Dovlatov’s unique voice and unmatched style, The Zone is a satirical novelization of Dovlatov’s time as a prison guard for the Soviet Army in the early 1960s. Snapshots of the prison are juxtaposed with the narrator’s letters ...



  • An unsuccessful writer and an inveterate alcoholic, Boris Alikhanov has recently divorced his wife Tatyana, and he is running out of money. The prospect of a summer job as a tour guide at the Pushkin Hills Preserve offers him hope of regaining some b...



  • One of the heroes of late Soviet literature, Sergei Dovlatov was as admired and beloved in the United States as he was among the Soviet intelligentsia. A regular contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker, the "delightful" (The New Yorker) ...






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    After leaving the Soviet Union following a series of unsatisfying relationships, Marusya Tatarovich quickly becomes the center of the Russian community in Queens, New York, but finds that it mirrors in many ways the community she left behind...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Sergei Dovlatov has published 10 books.

Sergei Dovlatov does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Invisible Book, was published in December 2014.

The first book by Sergei Dovlatov, The Compromise, was published in September 1983.

No. Sergei Dovlatov does not write books in series.