reading from his novel, recently translated into English
The Blizzard (Metel')
question/answer session (in Russian and English) to follow
Tuesday, January 19
370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
This event is open to the public.
No advanced registration or tickets are necessary.
Find a copy of The Blizzard, published in English from Farrar, Straus and Giroux, here.
Vladimir Sorokin is the author of eleven novels, including Day of the Oprichnik (FSG, 2011), Ice Trilogy, and The Queue; thirteen plays, and numerous short stories and screenplays. His books have been translated into thirty languages. He has won the Andrei Bely and the Maxim Gorky prizes, and the Russian edition of The Blizzard was the recipient of both the NOS Literature Prize and the Bolshaya Kniga prize. In 2013, Sorokin was a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize. He lives in Moscow.