Miniatures are books under 10 cm tall. This digital collection showcases items from the nearly one hundred non-circulating miniatures shelved at the Slavic Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library at Yale. Visitors are invited to browse or search these tiny volumes representing classical and popular works from Eastern Europe in a delightful format.

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Prostye istiny : stikhotvoreniia - mysli - shutki...


Drawings and visual poetry, musings, jokes and aphorisms by TatianaTetenkina, book publisher and award winning contemporary author from Kaliningrad.

Rasskazy / Mikhail Bulgakov.


Short stories by Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov (Михаил Афанасьевич Булгаков 1891-1940) Russian writer and playwright, master of satire and the…

Sud'ba Cheloveka.


Sud'ba Cheloveka 'The Fate of Man' a beloved story by Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov (Михаил Александрович Шолохов, 1905-1984). In this work as in…



Izbrannoe 'Favorites' is a collection of poems by Andrei Bely (Андрей Белый), a.k.a. Boris Nikolaevich Bugaev (1880-1934). Bely was a poet, novelist,…