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Short List of Russian Booker Announced
8.10.2016 10:40
Short List of Russian Booker Announced

The short list of the national literary award The Russian Booker 2016 includes six novels. The winner will be declared at the award ceremony on December 1.

      The short list includes the following books: The Fortress authored by Pyotr Aleshkovsky, Adoration of the Magi by Sukhbat Aflatuni, The People of August by Sergey Lebedev, No Requital to Them by Alexander Melikhov, Soft Fabric: Lawn. Cloth by Boris Minayev and the documentary prose A Winter Road by Leonid Yuzefovich.

      "It is high quality sound literature, which brings up deep questions of human existence. They focus attention on human memory, on time problem" — the chairman of the jury, the poet and prose writer Olesya Nikolaeva pointed out.



Author: Vera Ivanova

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