Books The Tsar of Love and Techno Stories by Anthony Marra Hardcover, 332 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Tsar of Love and TechnoSubtitleStoriesAuthorAnthony Marra Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A collection of interwoven tales exploring themes of family, sacrifice, war and the redemptive power of art. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Anthony Marra A Constellation Of Vital Phenomena Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Tsar of Love and Techno NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews In 'Love And Techno,' The World Is Cruel — But The People Aren't (Mostly) October 6, 2015 Anthony Marra's new short story collection is a hundred-year relay of Russian history, full of black, bone-dry humor and characters who are often (but not always) as awful as the worlds they live in. Author Interviews A Mixtape Of Russian History In 'Love And Techno' October 6, 2015 Anthony Marra's new book, The Tsar of Love and Techno, is a collection of stories playing out over nearly a century of change in Russia. He tells NPR he wants the book to function like a mixtape. A Mixtape Of Russian History In 'Love And Techno' Listen · 7:01 7:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/446058860/446231781" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript First Reads Exclusive First Read: Anthony Marra's 'The Tsar Of Love And Techno' September 29, 2015 Read an exclusive excerpt of Anthony Marra's The Tsar of Love and Techno, a collection of nine interconnected stories about the journey of a mysterious painting through modern Russian history.