Books Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov Books by Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov has written books about: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov iStockphoto Three Books... Beyond Banned: Books That Survived The Censors March 30, 2011 In the 1970s, writer Elena Gorokhova sat in her apartment in St. Petersburg — then Leningrad — writing books she knew wouldn't make it past the censors. She recommends three revolutionary reads affirming that the human voice endures, even under the most suffocating circumstances. What Are Your Summer Reads? A Standup Guy Who Is Serious About Books June 25, 2006 Leo Allen, a New York comic, challenged himself to read 100 books in a year's time. He's polished off 51 so far, and he seems to be gaining momentum. From science fiction to self-help, Allen offers a summer reading list that spans nearly a century of literature. A Standup Guy Who Is Serious About Books Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5508995/5510091" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Read Any Good Books? 'The Master and Margarita' by Mikhail Bulgakov November 3, 2005 Barbara, a reader in Nashville, calls Bulgakov's novel "imaginative, grotesque, and beautiful."