"On the Nature of Reality," originally published in Nature Physics, has been used by University of British Columbia in their ENGL 112 course:
Praise for "Memory Is a Rumor"
Maria Haskins: "Barsukov tells the story without any big flashy gestures, using carefully crafted prose that made this story sink deep into my heart."
The piece was a 'Featured Story' on Curious Fictions in December, 2018.
Praise for "Your Grief Is Important to Us"
Rebecca DeVendra: "This is probably the most surprising story in the issue and proves that Barsukov is a newer author to watch."
Sam Tomaino: "Amusing in that teeth-grating way!"
What Readers Say About "The Blue Room, Said the Wishmaker," "Where Lilacs Do Not Bloom," and "Memory Is a Rumor"
"My favorites were The Blue Room, Said the Wishmaker (Barsukov) and The Ghost He Knew Best (Sands)."
"My favorite fiction selections were Broken Strings (Waters and Crawford), A Puritan Voice (Lockwood), Requiem (Carrico), and Where Lilacs Do Not Bloom (Barsukov)."
"Excellent story. I would read more stories by this person. Such a strong writer."
"On the Nature of Reality" has landed, inexplicably, on Lady Business's Short Fiction Favorites list:
Additionally, people seem to be using it in research work: