Category: Russian and East European Studies

New Paperback Release: “March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and translated by Marian Schwartz

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2 covers three days of the February Revolution when the nation unraveled, leading to the Bolshevik takeover eight months later. The Red Wheel is Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. The action of Book 2 (of four) of March 1917 is set […]

Discover New Paperbacks and New Editions in our Fall 2022 Catalog!

This Fall 2021, we are bringing four Notre Dame Press favorites out in paperback and publishing two new editions of classic titles! Ranging from theology to political science to Latin American Studies, we are thrilled to see our books in this new format. Do you have these titles on your shelf yet? NEW IN PAPERBACK […]

“What Solzhenitsyn Understood” Featured in “The New York Review of Books”

The first English translations of Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s books, March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 3 (2021) and Between Two Millstones, Book 2 (2020), have been widely discussed in the media, most recently in The New York Review of Books. Literary critic Gary Saul Morson, one of the foremost authorities on Russian literature in the United […]

Notre Dame Press Launches The Red Wheel Interactive Map

This interactive map is a companion resource to The Red Wheel, Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution in 1917. Solzhenitsyn tells this story in the form of a meticulously researched historical novel, supplemented by newspaper headlines of the day, fragments of street action, cinematic screenplay, and historical overview. The first two nodes—August 1914 and November 1916—focus […]

Notre Dame Press Congratulates Our 2021 Foreword INDIES Finalists

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that on March 14, 2022, six of our titles were selected as Finalists for the 2021 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. More than 2,500 entries spread across 55 genres were submitted for consideration. The finalists were determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners are now being […]

An Excerpt from “March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 3,” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One of the masterpieces of world literature, The Red Wheel is Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution told in the form of a historical novel. March 1917—the third node—tells the story, day by day, of the Russian Revolution itself. Until recently, the final two nodes have been unavailable in English. The publication of […]

Marian Schwartz on the Translator’s Vocation and Bringing the Work of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to an English-Speaking Audience

Since June 20, 2016, when Steve Wrinn, director of the University of Notre Dame Press, received an email from his friend the agent Jeremy Beer about publishing Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s English translations, a partnership has grown that stretches from Notre Dame, IN, to Moscow, New York City, Washington, DC, and Austin, TX, where the […]

Enter our Giveaway for a Chance to Win a Set of Books 1, 2, and 3 of “March 1917”

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to bring Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s magnum opus to an English-speaking audience for the first time. One of the masterpieces of world literature, The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution told in the form of a historical novel.  In celebration of the publication of March […]

Discover Five New in Paperbacks in Our Fall 2021 Catalog

This Fall 2021, we are bringing five Notre Dame Press favorites out in paperback! Ranging from philosophy to political science to memoir, we are thrilled to see our books in a new, softer format. Do you have these titles on your shelf? Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974–1978by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Between Two […]