Few cities in the world have a history as varied and colorful as Odessa, Ukraine. Now Charles King, a professor and writer brings the history of Ukraine’s premier port city to life in a way never accomplished before.

Alex Frishberg is a fiction writer who moonlights as a lawyer – or is it the other way round? To give you some idea of how Frishberg melds Ukraine’s unique style of doing business with great fictional writing skills, we offer the first 15 pages of The Steel Barons.

Historical books of interest 2010/12/29 7:05:42

As more of the source records become available, new books continue to appear that give historians and the public a more rounded view of World War II and the major players of the period.

The book is the result of years of research in Paris and in Ukraine by Vita Susak of the Lviv Gallery of Art.

B. Micto has never written a sequel. Name a sequel, he argues, that was ever half as good as the original. We were intrigued that Micto would choose to write a second story in the same vein, so to spe
Our resident writer, B. Micto, returns with an offering slightly more bizarre than the last. Of course, the term ‘resident writer’ is probably a misnomer because we really don’t know where he resides
Star Gazer By B. Micto There was something odd about the stars. Ray Maywether looked into the cold night sky, and was certain that the stars were different on this particular night. Concentration was
In the very early days of Ukraine Business Online’s existence, we posted one of the most interesting of Alex Frishberg’s fiction pieces, entitled, An International Love Affair. Truth to tell, UBO at t
Fiction might seem a bit odd to be featured on a business website, but all work and no play makes Jack… well, you now the rest. That is why call upon such friends Alex Frishberg and B. Micto to bring
B. Micto, our short story writer in residence, arrived today for one of his periodic visits -- unexpected, unannounced and somewhat disheveled -- with the latest offering wrapped in a rather odd-smell
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