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The Best Russian Authors

List Criteria: Top Russian writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and plays

List of the best Russian authors of both nonfiction and fiction literature, along with some authors of poetry. Russian authors have contributed to almost all genres of literature, including children's literature, mysteries and science fiction. Famous authors like Vladimir Nabokov have given us classics such as Lolita and Leo Tolstoy with Anna Karenina.

Although Russia has gone through political turmoils and two world wars, the writers of the time were still able to produce classic novels that help with social conditions and soul-searching. This will pose the question of who was able to do these things and "who are some of the best Russian authors?"

The list can be voted on for who is the best Russian author as well as suggestions to be added to the list for those obscure, but still the best, authors.
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    Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, The Idiot

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    War and Peace, Anna Karenina, The Death of Ivan Ilych

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    Three Sisters, Uncle Vanya, The Lady with the Dog

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    The Nose, The Overcoat, Diary of a Madman

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    Eugene Onegin

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    The Master and Margarita

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    Lolita, Pale Fire, Speak Memory

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    Fathers and Sons, The Diary of a Superfluous Man

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    A Cloud in Trousers, Mystery-Bouffe

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    Doctor Zhivago, The Second Birth, Life

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    Omon Ra, The Sacred Book of the Werewolf , Buddha's Little Finger

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    The Gulag Archipelago, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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    Vladimir Paley Antichrist

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    Uncle Styopa, the National Anthem of Russia

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    Sergey Lukyanenko Labyrinth of Reflections, Night Watch series

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    Sergei Gennadiyevich Kruglov The Mirror, The Typist, Provincial Literature

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    And Quiet Flows the Don

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    Poem of the End, The Train of Life, The Floorcleaners' Song

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    Joesph Brodsky A Part of Speech, To Urania, Less Than One, Marbles

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    The Village, Dry Valley, The Life of Arseniev

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    added by sudeeshab A Common Story, Izbrannoe, Same Old Story

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    new! Twenty-Six Men and a Girl, The Mother, The Song of the Stormy Petrel

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    Land of Scoundrels

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    A Hero of Our Time

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    Kill, People Years Life, The Black Book

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    The Kolyma Tales

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    Valentin Rasputin Siberia, Siberia

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    Evgeny Chirikov The Jews, The Life of Tarkhanov

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    Anna Grom and her Ghost, Loser's Brotherhood

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    Sophia Parnok Roses and Pieria, The Vine, Music

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    Yevgeny Zamyatin We

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    Confluence of Circumstances

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    Requiem, Evening, Poem without a Hero

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