What: New Russian writing: Guzel Yakhina and Alexander Snegirev
Where: Pushkin House, 5a Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2TA, London
Why you should go:
Come and discuss Russia past and present in contemporary Russian fiction with Guzel Yakhina, the Tatar-Russian prize-winning author of Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes, about Tatars deported to Siberia, and Alexander Snegirev, whose new novel Vera won the latest Russian Booker Prize.
Talk and Q&A, followed by drinks. In Russian, interpreted into English.
Russian Participation in London Book Fair is part of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature. Russia Beyond the Headlines and The Kompass are the official media partner for the initiative.