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Mikhail Shishkin

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Mikhail Shishkin

Mikhail Shishkin was born in Moscow in 1961. He won the 2000 Booker Prize for his Seizure of Ismael and the 2005 National Bestseller Prize and the 2006 National "Big Book" Prize for his Maiden's Hair. He lives in Switzerland.

Articles by Mikhail Shishkin

Calligraphy Lesson
By Mikhail Shishkin
Translator’s Note: Like much of Mikhail Shishkin’s writing, “Calligraphy Lesson” is highly allusive and attentive to the formal qualities of a story both inventively told and steeped…
Translated from Russian by Marian Schwartz