James Tiptree, Jr. Award Best Book
Baba Yaga is an old hag who lives in a house built on chicken legs and kidnaps small children. She is one of the most pervasive and powerful creatures in all mythology. But what does she have to do with a writer's journey to Bulgaria in 2007 on behalf of her mother? Or with a trio of old women who decide to spend a week together at a hotel spa? Startlingly original, "Baba Yaga Laid an Egg" takes a traditional myth and spins it afresh. The result is an extraordinary meditation on femininity, ageing, identity, secrets, storytelling and love.
"A strange and wonderful book." - Mary Gaitskill
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Used availability for Dubravka Ugresic's Baba Yaga Laid an Egg
February 2010 : USA Hardback
May 2009 : UK Hardback
January 2011 : USA Paperback
May 2010 : UK Paperback
January 2011 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Baba Yaga Laid an Egg
Author(s): Dubravka Ugresic
Publisher: Canongate U.S.