Contemporary Literature in Ukraine
A series of lectures by leading Ukrainian authors
Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the Ukrainian Studies Program, Columbia University and the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Andrey Kurkov was born in St. Petersburg in 1961 and now lives in Kyiv. After completing his studies at the Foreign Language Institute in Kyiv, he initially pursued a career in journalism. Kurkov's best-selling books include Death and the Penguin, and most recently The President's Last Love.