Tag Archives: Arkady Strugatsky

Masterworks Spotlight: The Doomed City

One of the great pleasures of working in publishing is seeing books that deserve to do well . . . do well! That might sound a strange thing to say, but sadly, it’s not always the case that quality will … Continue reading

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On This Day: Arkady Strugatsky Died

On this day in 1991, Arkady Strugatsky died in Moscow. A graduate of the Military Institute of Foreign Languages, he worked as a teacher and interpreter of English and Japanese until 1955, when he began working as an editor and … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Monday Starts on Saturday

We are delighted to be featuring another wonderful piece of SF from the masters of Soviet-era SF, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky!  Best known for the wonderful Roadside Picnic – memorably filmed as Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky  the Strugatsky Brothers are … Continue reading

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On This Day: Arkady Strugatsky Died

On this day in 1991, Arkady Strugatsky died in Moscow. A graduate of the Military Institute of Foreign Languages, he worked as a teacher and interpreter of English and Japanese until 1955, when he began working as an editor and … Continue reading

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SF Masterworks Spotlight: Hard to be a God

Another SF Masterwork from the giants of Soviet science fiction, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, authors of the cult classic Roadside Picnic, filmed by Andrei Tarkovsky as Stalker. Anton is an undercover operative from future Earth, who travels to an alien … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Roadside Picnic

Soviet bothers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky began to collaborate in the early 1950s. Before this Arkady studied English and Japanese, working as a technical translator and editor, and Boris was a computer mathematician at Pulkovo astronomical observatory. They are the … Continue reading

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