Sholem Golem is a professional communicator, and text editor who currently resides between Moscow and Jerusalem. Just kidding. Actually he lives between the rivers Bira and Bijan, at the Sino-Russian border where he completes his doctoral thesis on the Old Testament influences in the Evenkian folklore.
Booknik on December 15–29
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 30 декабря 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik communicated with Shakespeare’s co-author, argued with Landau, studied snake habits, went to Israel to procure a New Year tree, waited for the end of the world, and never got it. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. promised never to hurt his mama, and found out that a book is the best present ever.
Booknik on December 1–14
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 15 декабря 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik visited a therapist, blasphemed, and read a cookbook but did not actually cook anything; he also learned how to lure students to a lecture, and switched to kefir in the morning instead of cognac. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. abandoned going to school, and realized that he was not Apollo.
Booknik on November 17–30
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 2 декабря 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik watched the world through green spectacles, experienced some groundless envy, learned English, corrected his mistakes, protested, and recollected other people’s past. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. learned how to survive in school, and quenched his cultural thirst.
Booknik on November 3—16
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 18 ноября 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik visited Kolyma, witnessed to the end of the world, tasted the milk-and-honey cocktail, participated in a tournament, and opened the Jewish Museum in Moscow. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. studied medieval art, and culinary recipes.
Booknik on October 20 — November 2
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 5 ноября 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik felt miserable finding himself alone in the crowd, he found a way to man’s heart, killed Hitler, fought for Jews’ and Catholics’ rights, and conducted an orchestra. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. shirked his music studies, and saved a drowning dolphin.
Booknik on October, 5—19
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 21 октября 2012
In the last weeks, Booknik has become an avid cineaste; he also excavated Troy, bought a coffeepot in Istanbul, exorcised the devil, pickled cucumbers, and read old postcards. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. teased dogs, and developed photos
Booknik on September 15 — October 5
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 6 октября 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik visited a prison, burned paper bridges, fought insanitary conditions, argued with generals, did not buy a new coffee pot, and did not marry. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. smoked in a school lavatory, and studied the art of Ancient Egypt.
Booknik on September 1—14
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 17 сентября 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik worked as a loading workman, stocked his library, evaded hospitable citizens of Soodoma, leafed through old newspapers, and tasted the fruit of passion. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. moved his flippers, and exchanged trucks for babies.
Booknik on August, 18 —31
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 3 сентября 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik killed time by reading mystery novels, preferred Hebrew to Esperanto, tried to become a vegetarian yet he found himself unable to resist the lure of kielbasa; he travelled through Estonia by streetcar, read sentimental love stories, and quoted Bible profusely. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. watched Western reruns, and re-read Kafka.
Booknik on August 3—17
Сегодня / Booknik Highlights 19 августа 2012
In the past weeks, Booknik mastered some new tricks of literary work, did a comparative study of sacrilege, sniffed at various goods at a flea market, pined for some okroshka cold soup, and went mushroom-hunting in a new York forest. Meanwhile, Booknik Jr. was over his head in a book.