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Petrushevskaia, Liudmila.
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LUDMILLA PETRUSHEVSKAYA was born in Moscow in 1938 and is the only indisputable canonical writer currently writing in Russian today. She is the author of more than fifteen collections of prose, among them the short novel The Time: Night , shortlisted for the Russian Booker Prize in 1992, and Svoi Krug , a modern classic about the 1980's Soviet intelligentsia. Petrushevskaya is equally important as a playwright: since the 1980s her numerous plays have been staged by the best Russian theater companies. In 2002, Petrushevskaya received Russia's most prestigious prize, The Triumph, for lifetime achievement. She lives in Moscow. Keith Gessen was born in Russia and currently lives in Brooklyn. He was educated at Harvard and Syracuse. He is a founder of the magazine n+1 and translator of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Voices from Chernobyl . His work has also appeared in the Dissent , the New Yorker , and the New York Review of Books . All the Sad Young Literary Men is his first book. Keith Gessen was born in Russia and currently lives in Brooklyn. He was educated at Harvard and Syracuse. He is a founder of the magazine n+1 and translator of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Voices from Chernobyl . His work has also appeared in the Dissent , the New Yorker , and the New York Review of Books . All the Sad Young Literary Men is his first book.

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