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“Dear House, Don’t Burn”: On Svetlana Alexievich’s “Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II”

I FIRST HEARD ABOUT Svetlana Alexievich from a friend in my writing group who was reading the Belarusian author’s Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War (1990, trans. 1992), a book based on hundreds of interviews with those who lost their sons in Afghanistan. The title of the book... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-09-02 12:30:01 UTC ]
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10 Books You Should Read This July

Svetlana Alexievich trans. by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II (Random House) If God existed, or had an ear, she might listen the way Svetlana Alexievich does to the stories of her fellow ex-Soviets. This latest book from the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-02 08:49:53 UTC ]
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Alexievich shortlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature last year, is on the shortlist for this year’s Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Bestsellers: Nobel Laureate Alexievich Tops Swedish List

Bestseller lists from France, Italy, and Sweden, where Svetlana Alexievich was the #1 nonfiction title in December. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Belarus bookshop braves the state to publish Nobel winner's work

Underground publisher says it is risking regulations to translate Svetlana Alexievich’s novels into her home languageBefore a group of Belarusian artists and intellectuals chose it as their headquarters, Minsk drinkers would line up outside the run-down building for cheap vodka on tap. These... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel prize for literature: Who is Svetlana Alexievich?

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. Her first novel, "The Unwomanly Face of the War," published in 1985 and about the untold stories of women who had fought against Nazi Germany. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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