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Andrei Bitov

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Occupation  novelist
Role  Writer
Name  Andrei Bitov
Genre  Postmodern literature
Nationality  Russian

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Native name  andrei Georgievich Bitov
Born  May 27, 1937 (age 78) Leningrad, USSR (1937-05-27)
Books  Pushkin House, The Symmetry Teacher, The Monkey Link, A captive of the Caucasus, El Profesor De Simetria
Similar People  Fazil Iskander, Viktor Yerofeyev, Sasha Sokolov, Vasily Aksyonov, Venedikt Yerofeyev

Andrei Bitov & Vladimir Tarasov at Anatoly Vasiliev Theatre, Moscow December 22, 2005

Andrei Georgiyevich Bitov (Russian: Андре́й Гео́ргиевич Би́тов, born Leningrad, 27 May 1937) is a prominent Russian writer.


Андрей Битов. Линия жизни / Телеканал Культура

Works and awards

Among the novels that solidified his reputation are: Flying-Away Monakhov, Life in Windy Weather, Pushkin House, Captive of the Caucasus, and The Monkey Link.

Bitov was granted the Bunin Prize in 2006 for his selected prose works Palace Without a Tsar. Bitov’s works have been translated into a number of European languages, including English, German, Swedish, French and Italian. He was awarded by Oktyabr magazine for his story Something with love... in 2013.

English Translations

  • Life in Windy Weather: Short Stories, Ardis, 1986.
  • A Captive of the Caucasus, HarperCollins, 1994.
  • Ten Short Stories, Raduga Publishers, 1995.
  • Pushkin House, Dalkey Archive Press, 1998.
  • The Monkey Link, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.
  • The Symmetry Teacher, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.
  • Secondary literature

  • Ellen Chances: Andrei Bitov: The Ecology of Inspiration (Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature), Cambridge UP, 2006, ISBN 0-521-02527-3
  • References

    Andrei Bitov Wikipedia

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