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Olga Slavnikova


Russia (b.1957)

Olga Slavnikova was born in 1957 in Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg). She is the author of several award-winning novels, including A Dragonfly Enlarged to the Size of a Dog and 2017, which won the 2006 Russian Booker prize and was translated into English by Marian Schwartz (2010). Marian Schwartz translates Russian contemporary and classic fiction, including Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, and is the principal translator of Nina Berberova.
 
Novels
2017 (2010)
Light-Headed (2014)
The Man Who Couldn't Die (2019) (with Mark Leiderman and Marian Schwartz)
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Collections
Nine (2003) (with Svetlana Alexiyevich, Maria Arbatova, Nina Gorlanova, Anastasiia Gosteva, Ludmila Petrushevskaya, Margarita Sharapova, Natalia Smirnova and Ludmila Ulitskaya)
War & Peace (2006) (with Arkady Babchenko, Dmitry Bykov, Julia Latynina and Roman Senchin)
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