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Speaker Frankfurter Buchmesse

Michail Schischkin


Mikhail Shishkin, born in Moscow in 1961, has been internationally acclaimed as one of the most important contemporary Russian writers. He is the only author to have been awarded the country’s three most renowned literary prizes. His books have been translated into 35 languages. The German translation of his novel Maidenhair (Venushaar – DVA, 2011) has won several awards. He has been one of the most vocal critics of the Putin regime for a number of years. He has been living in Switzerland since 1995.

Past Events

20 October 2022,

How many are we? On the Situation of the Russian Opposition.