Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Book of the Decade to Be Chosen in December
24.11.2011 12:00
Russian Book of the Decade to Be Chosen in December
Lyudmila Ulitskaya

The Russian Booker Prize of the Decade awardhas chosen a short-list of five finalists, which were previously shortlisted for the Booker prize in years from 2001 to 2010. 

      The finalists were picked by a professional jury from a list of 60 books. They include Oleg Pavlov and his Funeral Rites in Karaganda, or, A Tale of Recent Times, the winner of the award in 2002, Zakhar Prilepin and his Sankya, the finalist of 2006’s award, Roman Senchin and his The Eltyshevs, the finalist of 2009’s award, Ludmila Ulitskaya and her Daniel Stein, Interpreter, finalist of 2007’s prize, and Aleksandr Chudakov with his Haze Sets upon the Old Steps, 2001’s finalist.

      It should be noted that only the book by Oleg Pavlov became the winner the of the Russian Booker award earlier. The other books entered short-lists but never won.

      The jury consisted of 33 members chose a total of 42 books. The first five places were occupied by the books gaining the greatest amount of scores. The money prize for the winner is about $20,000.

      The winner of the Russian Booker of the Decade award will be announced on December 1.

      The first Russian Booker award ceremony took place back in 1992 and has been held annually ever since. 

      Ludmila Ulitskaya, Daniel Stein, Interpreter, in English - here


Sources: Direct News Rosbalt Image: Pilorama

Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian literature Russian writers Russian Booker Russian awards  

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Exhibition of El Lisitsky in Moscow
Julia Samoilova Has Not Made it into Eurovision Final
ClockWork Times - Russian Ska Punk for Football Fans in Moscow
Perm hoir MusicAeterna Wins Opera "Oscar"
St. Patrick's Day and Night in Moscow

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
Archeology  train tickets Russia FIFA  Institute of Russian Realist Art  Moscow  Vladimir  Elbrus  Russian Cinema  Lake Baikal  Water Park  Vakhtangov Theatre  PERMM   Russian medicine  Science  domestication of animals  Crowdfunding  Russian Traditions  Akhmatova  Russian Theater  Russian airlines  Painting  Chukotka  St. Petersburg  Mikhail Khodorkovsky  Russian Literature  Russia-US  Microrobot  Russian business  Megafon  Moscow attractions  Achinsk  Alexander Yakovlev  Film Festival  The New York Times  Blok  Moscow House of Youth  Kostroma  Pyotr Yershov  Russian Poets  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Museum Exhibits  Felt Boots  Maria Sharapova  Alexander Pushkin State Museum  Moscow Flower Show  Russian tourism  Kaspersky  Exhibitions in Moscow  City Hunter  Russian history  Art Premium Week 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites