Last week I visited London Book Fair and helped running the Russian stand called ReadRussia. This year Moscow was a guest city at the fair, and a big part of the exhibition at the stand were books about Moscow.… Read the rest
2014 is the Russia-UK Year of Culture. Those of you who live in the UK or visit the country as tourists have the opportunity to attend multiple Russian cultural events : opera, theatre productions, art exhibitions and, of course, literary events.… Read the rest
A month ago I attended a first ever London Author Fair or #LAF2014. The conference was organised by Hayley Radford and Gareth Howard from @Authoright, who are an incredibly friendly and knowledgeable duo.
The LAF event was a smashing success.… Read the rest
While the London Book Fair 2013 is still fresh in my memory, I’ll talk about the Read Russia Showcase, which I attended at the LBF. Read Russia is an initiative aiming to raise awareness about Russian literature outside Russia and connect fans of Russian books to modern Russian authors.… Read the rest
I never quite understood why short stories and novellas sell less than novels.
Just think about it.
You are about to read something written by an unfamiliar author. Are you prepared to invest several days of your time into his or her novel?… Read the rest