Maya Kucherskaya spoke about the work on her new book


Leading literary awards are increasingly celebrating historical novels and non-fiction. The head of the expert council of the Big Book, Dmitry Danilov, in a conversation with Vedomosti, explained the success of “historical” literature, including the reader’s request – stories about the war, revolution, and the Soviet period are still very popular. Kucherskaya sees last year’s “Big Book” premium layout, when all three first places were taken by “biographical non-fiction”, a kind of escapism, an attempt to find a foothold in the classics.

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