Savage Feast, a family history told through recipes, will be out in February 2019. Early raves from Kirkus Reviews (starred review) and Publishers Weekly.
Boris' prevous two novels, Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo and A Replacement Life, were both New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Both are out in paperback.
The Boston Globe asked Boris to name two books that explain Russia. At least a little. Great conversations about Rodeo with Leonard Lopate on WNYC, WNHH (New Haven)'s Book Talk, and Tampa's Oxford Exchange. And Rodeo review highlights: The San Francisco Chronicle; The Chicago Tribune; O, the Oprah Magazine; NPR.
An introductory essay to Chekhov: Stories For Our Time (Restless Classics), excerpted on LitHub. + "God Is in the Salad Dressing," a pre-Thanksgiving essay in The New York Times (Sunday Review). + A difficult personal essay in Tablet Magazine. + Returning to Vienna for the first time since immigrating through it 30 years before, in AirBnB Magazine.