Glagoslav Authors Are Coming to the London Book Fair 2014

Glagoslav Publications, in cooperation with ReadRussia, presents several most prominent Russian writers who are coming to London this year to meet their readers and discuss contemporary literature in the context of world’s culture. London, 7-10 April 2014.

London, United Kingdom, April 03, 2014 --( Alex Kahn in Conversation with Pavel Basinsky and Zakhar Prilepin.

Zakhar Prilepin, one of Russia’s most acclaimed and widely translated contemporary writers, authored five award-winning novels, three short story collections, and several works of nonfiction. His books received the top literary prizes in Russia. He lives in Nizhny Novgorod, where he is the regional editor of the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta.

Pavel Basinsky is a famous Russian writer and literary critic, member of the Union of Russian Writers and the Academy of Russian contemporary literature. He is an active member of the permanent jury of the Solzhenitsyn award.

7 April, 7:00 – 9.00 pm. Waterstones Piccadilly, Russian Book Shop
In Search of a New Russian Novel: Zakhar Prilepin vs Eugene Vodolazkin
Professor of Russian Literature and Culture of the University of Tromsø, Andrei Rogatchevski talks to Zakhar Prilepin about his sensational novel Sankya and discusses peculiarities of a new Russian novel with Eugeny Vodolazkin.
8 April, 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Earls Court 2, London Book Fair, Stand Y 455, Y 425, Y 405
Roundtable: Modern Journalism and Modern Literature: How They Intersect
Legendary BBC journalists Seva Novgorodtsev and Hamid Ismailov talk to acclaimed Russian writers Alexander Terekhov and Pavel Basinsky.
8 April, 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Earls Court 2, London Book Fair, Stand Y 455, Y 425, Y 405
A Non-Russian as a Russian Writer in Modern Russia (The Case of Hamid Ismailov)
Famous expert of Russian literature Donald Rayfield talks to Hamid Ismailov.
8 April, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Rossotrudnichestvo, London.
In Conversation with Russian Writers: German Sadulaev, Zakhar Prilepin, Pavel Basinsky, Eugene Vodolazkin
9 April, 11:30 – 12:00 pm. Earls Court 2, London Book Fair, Stand Y 455, Y 425, Y 405
Presentation: New Face of Russian Literature in the 21st Century. Glagoslav Publications Brings Modern Russian Authors
Maxim Hodak and Yana Kovalskaya of Glagoslav Publications talk about new tendencies in Russian literature of the 21st century as reflected in the works of writers Glagoslav brings to the English book market.

9 April, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Waterstones Piccadilly, Russian Book Shop
Conversation with Alexander Terekhov
Alexander Terekhov presents his outstanding historical thriller The Stone Bridge.
10 April, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Waterstones Piccadilly, Russian Book Shop
The Many Deaths of Leo Tolstoy: Interpretations of the Count’s Leave from Yasnaya Polyana
Donald Rayfield talks to Pavel Basinsky, author of the upcoming publication Leo Tolstoy: Flight from Paradise.

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