the Most popular book in the Russian colonies was the novel of Mikhail Bulgakov “Master and Margarita”, reports the Federal penitentiary service. A rating of popular among the “inmates” of books was compiled in the framework of “Your friends books”.
Also in the top ten included “Crime and punishment” and “the Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky, “the Count of Monte Cristo” and “the Three Musketeers” by Alexander Dumas, “War and peace”, “Anna Karenina” and “Resurrection” by Leo Tolstoy, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, “the Quiet don” by Mikhail Sholokhov.
the Most popular authors in the Russian colonies was Dreiser, remark, Akunin, Tolkien, Martin, Gogol, Dontsova, Solzhenitsyn, Yesenin, Block, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva.
in the men’s colonies often read historical books, adventure, detective stories and fiction, and in women — romance novels, in educational colonies the most read adventure books.
Just in prisons run 1 thousand 137 libraries, when they organized more than 700 reading rooms. The book Fund of these libraries is more than 5 million publications, that is one of the suspect, accused and convicted have an average of 100 books. A variety of literature, from art to law, there is also a selection of books and magazines and Braille for the visually impaired and the blind.