Peter Aleshkovsky

PETER ALESHKOVSKY graduated from Moscow State University and worked for a time as an archaeologist, before turning to literature. He attained literary success with his collection of stories Stargorod (1995), followed by his novels Seagulls, Skunk: A Life (translated into English by Glas), and Vladimir Chigrintsev. Aleshkovsky has been four times short-listed for the Russian Booker Prize, including for his novel Fish, which Russian Life Books published in English in 2010, followed by his amazing novel in stories, Stargorod, in 2012. He won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2017 for his novel The Fortress (Krepost).

Stories

The Flyer (13: Luck)
Moscow Calling (May/June 2010)
The Russian Klondike (09: Beyond the Urals)
Moscow to Vladivostok (September/October 2009)
Fish: History of a Migration (03: On the Road)
Stargorod (21: Dark and Scary)
Mashenka (40: Fall)

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