Garros-Evdokimov [Alexander Garros and Aleksei Evdokimov] (1838 words)

  • Sofya Khagi (University of Michigan)

Garros-Evdokimov (Aleksandr Garros and Aleksei Evdokimov), two young Russian Latvian journalists, emerged on the literary scene in 2002 with their debut Russophone novel [Golovo]lomka [Headcrusher]. Published by St. Petersburg's well-known Limbus Press and introduced in Leonid Parfenov's popular television show Namedni [The Other Day], the novel won a prestigious National Bestseller (Natsbest) award for 2003. The surprise winning of Natsbest, which Garros-Evdokimov had obtained, defeating several established Russian writers, including Dmitry Bykov and his expansive

Khagi, Sofya. "Garros-Evdokimov [Alexander Garros and Aleksei Evdokimov]". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 August 2009
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