Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Lizok's Bookshelf: 2012 Yasnaya Polyana Winners

Lizok's Bookshelf: 2012 Yasnaya Polyana Winners: The Yasnaya Polyana Award announced 2012 winners today: Evgenii Kasimov won the “XXI Century” award for his story collection Назовите меня Христофором (Call Me Christopher) and Andrei Dmitriev received the first-ever “Childhood, Boyhood, Youth” award for Крестьянин и тинейджер (The Peasant and the Teenager), a book that’s also on the Booker and Big Book short lists. Valentin Rasputin won the “Contemporary Classic” award.

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