Conversations

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Anja Salokannel’s 30,000 Grains of Barley

By Veronika Kivisilla
ELM 1/2022
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Anja Esteri Salokannel (b. 1947) is a celebrated Finnish publisher, author, and translator who has received the Order of the White Rose...

Andrei Ivanov: Real Writing Is Disturbing

By Ilona Martson
ELM 1/2022
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Russian-Estonian writer Andrei Ivanov lives with his wife and son in a Soviet-era apartment block on the outskirts of Estonia’s capital. He...

Portraits

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Reflections

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On Life and Love, Continuously

By Jan Kaus
ELM 1/2022
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In Estonia, an interesting cultural discussion is underway, prompted by a call to celebrate Estonian Literature Day. The proposed date is J...

Book reviews

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Anni’s Things by Anti Saar

Kairi Look
ELM 1/2022
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Every new book Anti Saar writes holds a surprise in terms of both topic and style. He has published close to a dozen works; including young...

Help! by Kertu Sillaste

Jaanika Palm
ELM 1/2022
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Kertu Sillaste has already been a familiar name to fans of Estonian children’s literature for more than a decade. After initially illustrat...

The Rooted Garden by Piret Raud

Jaanika Palm
ELM 1/ 2022
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Although The Rooted Garden is a small book in a soft pink color palette, its message is tremendous and provides a feast of food for thought...