The issue is dedicated to the history and modern activities of the Volga book publishing house in Saratov.
The building of the Volga book publishing house.
Entrance to the publishing house.
Photos of Saratov in the early 20th century.
Director of the Volga book publishing house V. I. Azanov tells about the history of the creation of the publishing house, the first bookstore in Saratov (synchronously).
Views of the building of the first bookshop of the merchant vakurov.
A burning candle.
Old books on the table.
Photos of the first Saratov publishers-Fedin, Polonsky.
Samples of reference literature, postcards with views of the Volga, published in Saratov.
View of the old building of the printing house, people pass by.
View of the internal staircase and openwork metal ornaments.
Production processes in the printing shop.
An employee of the printing house examines freshly printed sheets.
Azanov tells about Vavilov's speech in Saratov and the printing of the text of his report in the local printing house (synchronously).
View of an old two-story building.
Sign of the Volga book publishing house.
Azanov holds a meeting with the staff of the publishing house, the faces of the participants of the meeting.
Panorama of Azanov's office during the meeting.
Editors review manuscripts.
Employees of the publishing house at work.
Azanov speaks about the work of the publishing house in the new economic conditions, about the reader's demand, as a regulatory principle of the publishing house (synchronously).
Street book sales near the publishing house.
People browse and select books.
Books and magazines on Azanov's Desk.
Exhibition glazed showcase with books.
Employees of the publishing house during the meeting.
A collection of works by young authors, published in the publishing house.
The building with the sign " Bookstore them.
Vakurova" in Saratov.
Customers choose books, a memorial plaque at the entrance to the store.
The face of the saleswoman advising the buyer.
Customers at the counter.
Entrance to the bookstore.
Locations: Saratov region 
Seasons: Summer