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Andrey Kurkov in conversation with Luke Harding at Conway Hall

Wednesday 26th October 2022
19:30 at Waterstones, London - Piccadilly

Andrey Kurkov in conversation with Luke Harding at Conway Hall

Join Andrey Kurkov to celebrate the publication of Diary of an Invasion. One of the most important Ukrainian voices throughout the Russian invasion, the author of Death and the Penguin and Grey Bees collects his searing dispatches from the heart of Kyiv. This journal of the invasion, a collection of Andrey's writings and broadcasts from Kyiv, is a remarkable record of a brilliant writer at the forefront of a 21st-century war. Andrey will be in conversation with Luke Harding, The Guardian’s foreign correspondent and Russia specialist who has recently been reporting on Ukraine. Luke's report from the front line of the Ukraine war Invasion: Russia's Bloody War and Ukraine's Fight for Survival will be published in November 2022.

Andrey Kurkov is a writer, journalist, and the current president of PEN Ukraine. He was born in St Petersburg in 1961. Having graduated from the Kiev Foreign Languages Institute, he worked for some time as a journalist, did his military service as a prison warder in Odessa, then became a writer of screenplays and author of critically acclaimed and popular novels, including the bestselling Death and the Penguin. Kurkov has long been a respected commentator on Ukraine for the world's media, notably in the U.K., France, Germany, and the United States.

Please note: Book and ticket option includes a copy of Diary of an Invasion (RRP £16.99)

London - Piccadilly Waterstones, London - Piccadilly
Wednesday 26th October 2022
19:30

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