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In conversation with Galina Yuzefovich Contemporary Russian Prose: In Search of Genre
11 April, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A meeting with leading Russian literary critic Galina Yuzefovich will take place in the Russian Bookshop on the fourth floor of Waterstones Piccadilly (203 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HA (D)) on Wednesday, 11th April at 18:30. The evening will be devoted to different genres of modern Russian prose.
The event will be held in English.
Galina Yuzefovich is one of the most famous and influential literary critics in Russia. Her book reviews regularly influence consumer demand in the Russian book market. In 2017, Yuzefovich wrote her first book, The Wonderful Adventures of a Pilot Fish – a collection of articles about iconic authors of the 20th and 21st centuries (Elena Shubina Publishers) that has become an in-depth guide to contemporary Russian and foreign literature. In the introduction to her book, she has written that her work is like a portable tuning fork – ‘an instrument for organizing and setting your book space in tune’. She serves as literary observer and columnist for Meduza, writing reviews for a regular weekly audience of 15,000 people. She also teaches the history of contemporary literature at the Higher School of Economics and the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo.
In partnership with Anglo-Russian Culture Club and Russian Book Club.
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