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Dmitry Bykov is the author of several prizewinning futuristic novels and alternative histories, all of which have inspired heated debates in the Russian press. He is also a noted poet and the author of the award winning biography of Boris Pasternak, as well as biographies of Bulat Okudzhava and Vladimir Mayakovsky. A famous TV personality and a very prolific journalist, he contributes widely to Moscow’s leading periodicals.
Russian Life:May/June 2016 Maria Zakharova, Russia’s foreign ministry spokesperson, staged a poetry slam of sorts with writer Dmitry Bykov after he published a lyrical comment about the initiative announced by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu: to launch a national soccer league. This poetic exchange, however, is more about Zakharova’s verbal style than the substance of the matter. Author: Dmitry Bykov Translator:Nora Seligman Favorov
Chtenia:Winter 2014 In this hilarious bit of rhyming prose, one of Russia's most prolific and interesting modern writers offers a sendup of the propiska system. Presented in bilingual format, with Russian and English on facing pages. Author: Dmitry Bykov Translator:Daniel O’Carroll