About The Author:
Evgeny Grishkovets, born in Kemerovo in 1967, is a popular Russian writer, playwright, musician and actor. Grishkovets graduated from Kemerovo State University, where he studied philology and embarked upon his military service during his time at university. In 1990, Grishkovets founded the independent theatre Lozha, which means “theatre box.” In 1998, Grishkovets staged his first solo performance, How I Ate a Dog, for which he was awarded the Golden Mask theatrical award. In 1999, he received the Anti-Booker award for his plays Notes of the Russian Traveler and Winter, and the following year won the Triumph Prize. He has also played supporting roles in a number of renowned Russian films, such as The Stroll, Not by Bread Alone, and has released several albums.
Grishkovets rose from a provincial film director to a cult figure, recognized for his talent amongst the juries of the most prestigious theatrical awards around. He is often called “a one-man theatre,” as he stages and performs his own witty soliloquy plays himself. Grishkovets currently lives in Kaliningrad with his family, and frequently tours Russia and Europe.
Title: The Hemingway Game
Author: Evgeny Grishkovets
Publisher: Glagoslav Publications
ISBN: 9781911414513, 9781911414520, 9781911414537
Extent: 180 pages
Price: €19.90 (PB), €25.50 (HB), €9.95 (e-book)
Format: paperback, hardback, e-book
Review copies are available upon request.