is the the primary pseudonym of a French writer of Slavic origins, born in 1950. Volodine has published twenty books under this name, including Minor Angels
, winner of the Prix Wepler and the Prix du Livre Inter; Naming the Jungle, Writers, Post-Exoticism in Ten Lessons, Lesson Eleven, Bardo or Not Bardo
, and Radiant Terminus
, for which he won the Prix Médicis 2014; five books under the name of Lutz Bassmann, including We Monks and Soldiers
; five children's books under the name of Elli Kronauer; and thirteen books under the name of Manuela Draeger, including three collected within In the Time of the Blue Ball
After Sudayeva’s death, he translated the Russian portions of Slogans
into a definitive French text for Editions de l’Olivier in 2004, and translated a definitive Russian text for База in 2013.
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