Winner of the Pushkin House Prize for the Best Book in Translation 2018.
From a renowned graphic artist and activist, an incredible portrait of life in Russia today.
'A surprisingly uplifting, moving and often very funny chronicle of grassroots protest movements, political trials, provincial sex workers and bomb-scare-ridden LGBT festivals' - The Times
'Victoria Lomasko's gritty, street-level view of the great Russian people masterfully intertwines quiet desperation with open defiance. Her drawings have an on-the-spot immediacy that I envy. She is one of the brave ones' - Joe Sacco, author ofPalestine
What does it mean to live in Russia today? What is it like to grow up in a forgotten city, to be a migrant worker or to grow.