Programming at Frankfurt Pavilion in October will feature issues in politics and publishing’s role in the protection of democracy.
The Russian writer Dmitry Glukhovsky, in exile since before Russia’s assault on Ukraine, Dorle Kopetzky says, ‘will not stop speaking out.’
Storytel reports seeing a rise in audiobook downloads in Russia by 45 percent in the last year. LitRes leads market.
Opening a new focus in his career, author Dmitry Glukhovsky’s stage and screen adaptations of his Putin-putdown ‘Text’ are finding fast traction.
‘In Putin’s Russia, one single government-corporation rules and owns the country,’ says Dmitry Glukhovsky, whose new ‘Text’ has sold into 14 languages and/or territories to date. It’s optioned or on submission in 16 more countries.
The top prize in this pan-African, award program for debut authors includes the Etisalat Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.
‘Books will be electronic, with soundtracks, co-written by authors and fans, published on social networks, read from cell phones,’ says the author of METRO 2033.
Detective fiction and romances rule Russia’s publishing scene, where agents are rare and authors are lucky to get a few thousand dollars as an advance.