Zaza Burchuladze – Award ceremony Brücke Berlin Preis 2018

   award

The Georgian author Zaza Burchuladze and his translator Natia Mikeladse-Bachsoliani have been elected winners of the BRÜCKE BERLIN AWARD for the novel TOURISTENFRÜHSTÜCK, published 2017 in German by blumenbar.

Next Tuesday September 29 at 7pm the ceremony will take place in Berlin in the Deutsches Theater, Schumannstraße 13.

Reservations for a free ticket for the public discussion panel at 5pm per email to becker@lcb.de

Vladimir Sharov ☦︎

   obituary

After longer severe illness the Russian writer Vladimir Sharov has passed away. Our thoughts are with his widdow, his family and friends.

Some weeks ago a last new novel KINGDOM OF AGAMEMNON has been published in Russian. The novels that made him famous due to the provoking discussion of the entanglement of communism and religion, BEFORE AND DURING and REHEARSALS, are both available in full English translation.

Olga Beshlei – My weird lover from the FSB

    new sale

Estonian language rights for Olga Beshlei’s book MY WEIRD LOVER FROM THE FSB have been sold to post factum publishers.

There are 2 chapters available in German translation: «The FSB and my big pink dildo» and «Latyshka».

Zaza Burchuladze – Award «Brücke Berlin»

   new award

The Georgian author Zaza Burchuladze and his translator Natia Mikeladse-Bachsoliani have been elected winners of the BRÜCKE BERLIN AWARD for the novel TOURISTENFRÜHSTÜCK, published 2017  in German by blumenbar.

The award was founded by BHF Bank Stiftung in cooperation with  Goethe-Institut, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin and the Deutsches Theater Berlin. The ceremony will take place September 25 in Berlin.

Oleg Pavlov – Notes of a Hospital Receptionist

   new sale

Serbian translation rights for Oleg Pavlov’s novel NOTES OF A HOSPITAL RECEPTIONIST have been sold to Zoran Stojanovic Publishers.

The book was awarded the Solzhenitsyn Prize, a non-governmental Russian literary award, for “confessional prose imbued with a poetic power and compassion, for the artistic and philosophical search for meaning of human existence in most difficult circumstances, for works in which troubles of the Russian life are shown with rare moral purity and sense of tragedy, for consecutiveness and steadiness in search of truth.”