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Alisa Ganieva

Greg Bal

Alisa Ganieva (f. 1985, Dagestan, bur i Moskva) er forfattar, journalist og kritikar.

Ho debuterte med Salaam, Dalgat!, gitt ut under det mannlege pseudonymet Gulla Khiratsjev. Boka skildrar kvardagen for ungdom i Dagestan og tematiserer sosiale og religiøse spørsmål. Salaam, Dalgat! vann prestisjetunge Debut Prize i 2009, og først under denne prisutdelinga avslørte Ganieva kven ho var.

Ho har seinare gitt ut romanane The Mountain and the Wall, Bride and Groom og Offended Sensibilities. Ganieva har blitt tildelt the Triumph Prize og blitt nominert til the Yury Kazakov Prize, the Belkin Prize, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award og the Russian Booker Prize. Bøkene hennar har mellom anna blitt omsette til engelsk, spansk og tyrkisk.

One of those novels that reminds us why reading world literature can be so compelling. (..) Ganieva’s story masterfully blends the ingredients of a society being torn apart by ideologies with all the little details that make the nonnative reader feel as if he or she has tasted the local cuisine from a family kitchen rather than a concept gastropub.

ROB VOLLMAR, WORLD LITERATURE TODAY (Editor’s Pick) - about The Mountain and the Wall

Bride and Groom will appeal to anyone interested in Russia’s peripheries, the threat of extremism, or how we grapple with corruption after the fall of Soviet communism. But more importantly, it speaks to the greater themes of family, faith, and our place in the world. (...) Bride and Groom is funny and perceptive and concept-dense, which proves to be a winning combination. I want more.

HANNAH WEBER, ASYMPTOTE
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