"A terrifically exciting account of [Slaght's] time in the Russian Far East studying Blakiston’s fish owls, huge, shaggy-feathered, yellow-eyed, and elusive birds that hunt fish by wading in icy water . . . Even on the hottest summer days this book will transport you.”
—Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk
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Insight Guide Russia
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Comprehensive travel guide packed with inspirational photography and fascinating cultural insights, now with free eBook.
Dolmens are mysterious stone structures scattered around previously inaccessible parts of Russia. Built by an ancient megalithic culture, these structures have been both revered and looted for centuries. Very little is known about these stone creations, though one thing is for sure: their power is undeniable.
100 traditional yet surprisingly modern recipes from the far northern corners of Russia, featuring ingredients and dishes that young Russians are rediscovering as part of their heritage.
“A necessary resource for food writers and for eaters, a fascinating read and good excuse to make fermented oatmeal.”—Bon Appétit
An unsettling, timely, and darkly comic exposé of Putin's Russia and European disintegration from highly acclaimed travel writer Rory MacLean.