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Antoine Volodine
Antoine Volodine 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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The Fringe of Reality

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September 2014

Antoine Volodine

TR. Jeffrey Zuckerman

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September 2014

Many thanks to those who have allowed me to speak; now I’ll do so.   I’m actually not talking here under my own name....

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Issue No. 1

(Un)timely considerations on old and current issues

Donatien Grau

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Issue No. 1

Criticism has not been doing well lately. The London Review of Books, Europe’s biggest-selling literary publication, would no longer...

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May 2011

Why I Write (Rather than Riot)

Gavin James Bower

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May 2011

Watching the recent public demonstrations protesting, at times violently, the Coalition government’s budgetary cuts, I was forced to revisit...

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Issue No. 15

A Weekend With My Own Death

Gabriela Wiener

TR. Lucy Greaves

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Issue No. 15

We all have tombs from which we travel. To reach mine I have to get a lift with some...

 

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