SUMMARYThe poetry section of the issue presents poems by Nikolay Kononov, Igor Melamed and Vladimir Shchadrin.
We are ending to publish «A Love Affair with Prostatitis» by Alexander Melikhov, and we are also publishing short stories by Yuri Buida.
The section «Heritage» is presented by two short stories by Georgy Demidov with a preface by Vitaly Shentalinsky (publication by V. Demidova), as well as by the notes «In the Hospital Train of Chernigov Nobility» written by Father Pavel Florensky (publication by Father-Superior Andronik Trubachev).
In the section «Essays of Nowadays» we are publishing the essay «Results of the 13th Five-Year Period» by Boris Yekimov.
The section «Times and Morals» contains the essay «Book-Hunting» by Yuri Oleshchuk.
In the section «Les Essais» we are publishing materials of the «Folly», a TV «round table» from the TV series «Lexicon of the History of Culture».
The section «Art World» contains the article «Actual Problems of Actual Art» by artist and journalist Semen Faibisovich.
In the section «Publications and Reports» we are publishing an article by Galina Aslanova, written on the basis of archival materials and depicting the story of poet Afanasy Fet’s marriage.
The issue also presents our traditional sections «Reviews», «Foreign Books about Russia» and «Bibliography».