Ukrainian Literary Club in London features BBC Book of the Year shortlist finalist
The Ukrainian Literary Club in London held its monthly meeting on Saturday, March 16, featuring special guest Yaroslav Melnyk, BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012 shortlist finalist.
Ukrainian contemporary writer Yaroslav Melnyk presented his book Phone me, talk to me (“Òåëåôîíóé ìåí³, ãîâîðè ç³ ìíîþ”) which was on the shortlist of BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012.
Yaroslav Menyk (Jaroslavas Melnikas) is a Ukrainian author living in Lithuania. He has written books of prose, critique, and philosophy, which have been published in Lithuania and in European countries. Critics call him “a Neo-Symbolist of Lithuanian literature”. His novel Distant Space was shortlisted for Book of the Year 2009. Pasaulio pabaiga (The End of the World), a book of short stories, was shortlisted for Book of the Year 2007, and Labai keistas namas (Very Strange House), a collection of short prose work, was long listed for Book of the Year 2007.