Poetry section contains poems by Marina Kudimova, Igor Shklyarevsky, Dmitry Avaliani and Vladimir Gershuni.
Publication of Daniil Granin’s novel “Flight to Russia” is completed.
A new and experimental work by Lyudmila Petrushevskaya “Karamzin (A Country Diary)” is being published.
In the section “Sketches of Our Times” you can find another essay by Boris Yekimov concluding the series “On the Road” on contemporary Russian province (see issues 1, 3, 6, 1994).
In the section “Philosophy. History. Culture” Renata Galtseva in her polemic essay “Fighting Logos” discusses modern philosophic magazines in Russia.
In the section “Diaries. Memoirs” begins the publication of a book of memoirs by Dora Sturman “The Children of Utopia (Fragments of an Ideological Autobiography)”.
In “Comments” Alla Marchenko reflects upon women’s literature and feminism.
In “Publications and Reports” Irina Surat analyses one of Pushkin’s poems, “Which of the Gods Gave Him Back to Me…” (Pushkin, Pushchin and Horace).
In the section “Book Review” Yury Kublanovsky review a new edition of Georgy Ivanov’s poetry, Vladislav Kulakov — M. Eisenberg’s selected poems, Marina Borshchevskaya — Nelly Zaks’s selected poems; Marina Kulakowa — Tymur Kibirow’s selected poems and K. Pustoutenko — an anthology of Russian poetry of the turn of the century.
In “Briefly About Books” Dmitry Bak is reviewing six new books about Pushkin.
In the issue there are also the usual section “Bookshelf”.