The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra

The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra is a linked collection of short stories set in less glamorous parts of Russia. I’m not exactly sure where, someplace far from Moscow, around Chechnya, I think. One of those cities built by Stalin to hold political exiles and their families.  Enough people moved in and…

Sunday Morning Ramble

Greetings from Clovis and me.  Sometime today we’ll be reading more of Anthony Marra’s new book The Tsar of Love and Techno.   See how it says “Stories” right there on the cover?  I should have paid more attention. I’ve enjoyed the book from the start, parts of it are very funny in that slightly skewed,…