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Andrey Kurkov in conversation with Emma Graham-Harrison

Hay Festival and Lviv BookForum series

Cartagena 2023, 

The Ukrainian writer, novelist and essayist, Andrey Kurkov, recently awarded the French Médicis Étranger Prize, started to write a diary when the first Russian rockets fell on Kiev on 24 February 2022. In Diary of an Invasion (2022), Kurkov chronicles the terrible impact of the conflict through a personal narrative, which is both a testament to Ukrainian identity and the day-to-day lives of his compatriots. Kurkov has published, in both English and Spanish, the books The Gardener From Ochakov, Death of the Penguin and the recent Grey Bees. In conversation with Emma Graham-Harrison.

Simultaneous interpreting from English to Spanish available