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Alexander Snegiryov

Portrait of Russian writer Alexander Snegiryov
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Alexander Snegiryov

Alexander Snegiryov was born in 1980 in Moscow. He has a degree in Political Science but currently works in construction design. He was awarded the Debut Prize for his collected stories Russian Rhymes (2005). His short novel How We Bombed America won the Crown Prize of the Writers’ Union in 2007. In 2009, Petroleum Venus was shortlisted for the National Bestseller Prize, nominated for the Russian Booker, and was on the OZON.RU bestseller list for a year. His next novel, Vanity, was named the best book of 2010. Petroleum Venus was published in English translation by Glas in the Spring of 2013.

Articles by Alexander Snegiryov

Petroleum Venus
By Alexander Snegiryov
“Vanya, why are you sitting in the dark?”“I’m looking at the picture,” came the imperturbable reply.“What picture?” What new fantasy had come into his mind? I walked up behind him and put a hand on his…
Translated from Russian by Arch Tait
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