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: Izvestia.ru Direct News Rosbalt Image: Pilorama


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian literature Russian writers Russian Booker Russian awards  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Mariinsky Theatre Has Given Hundred Online Shows and is Ready for the Stars of the White Nights
18.06.2020
Exhibition Youth Union. Russian Avant-Garde of 1909-1914
29.10.2019
The Museum of Disappeared Paintings Opened in Russia
10.11.2019
oncert Harp in the Dark of Olga Maximova
09.03.2020
Victory Day Celebrations in Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2020
08.05.2020







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Festivals in Moscow  Russian Railways  Museum of Naive Art  Russian train  Balashikha  St. Petersburg  Spartak Moscow  Russian business  Sochi Games   Russian culture  Sistema  New Museum  education  The Romanov Family  Russian Architecture  Maria Sharapova  Chelyabinsk  Anne Vyalitsyna  St. Petersburg Theatres  Exhibitions in Moscow  Boris Grebenshchikov  travel to Russia  Blagoveschensk  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Old Ornaments  Architecture of St. Petersburg  Russian regions  Moscow  Russian art  human rights  Fountain Season  Sergei Klychkov  Russian Cinema  Renaissance  Maria Yakunchikova  Russian events  Car World 2013  ENEA  Chelyabinsk meteorite  smart economy  Tsaritsyno Museum Reserve  visa-free  Bashneft  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Concerts in St. Petersburg  children theatres  Russian tourism  Vandalism  Old Moscow  Anatoly Kim 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites