With Sergei Lebedev and Boris Akunin
Could the system created by Putin exist without propaganda and fear? Sergei Lebedev’s novel "Untraceable" tells of wasp stings that kill secret agents and the hunt for a deadly chemist. Moderated by literary scholar Zaal Andronikashvili, Lebedev will talk to writer Boris Akunin – who enjoys great popularity in Russia for his crime novels and who has lived in exile in London after his political activity in the 2010s – about narratives of toxic homeland and Akunin’s True Russia project, born out of solidarity with Ukraine.
Moderation: Zaal Andronikashvili
Language: Russian, German
The event is part of the special programme Echo Echo. Post-Soviet Cosmopolis at the international literature festival berlin 2022. The series is a cooperation between the "Temporal Communities" Cluster of Excellence and the ilb.
Time & Location
Sep 10, 2022 | 04:00 PM