Arts
9:13 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Meet a new generation of Russian writers during "Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin"

This documentary tells the story of America and Europe’s love of Russian literature and introduces audiences to a new generation of Russian writers. With readings by host Stephen Fry, this program features writers such as Dmitry Bykov, Mariam Petrosyan, Zakhar Prilepin, Anna Starobinets, Vladimir Sorokin and Lyudmila Ulitskaya.

Russia's Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin airs on Thursday, January 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

Ludmila Ulitskaya is one of Russia’s most popular and celebrated writers. Two books have been shortlisted for the Russian Booker Prize and two have won that award.