Valery Popov( Writer.)
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Biography Valery Popov
Valery Popov - a brilliant representative of the St. Petersburg school of literature, popular in 60 years. He was born in 1939. His friends and literary associates were Brodsky, Bitov, Dovlatov.
For Popova characterized purely Petersburg penchant for the grotesque, inherited from Gogol and Kharms. But the modern life of Russia's closest to the grotesque, so this genre is perfectly possible to Popov. He has released 20 books for adults and children. His works were translated into Polish, Czech, Hungarian, English, German and Chinese languages.
Valery Popov - Dovlatov Prize winner and laureate of the journal "Banner". He - Chairman of the prose section of the Writers' Union of St. Petersburg and the President of the St. Petersburg branch of PEN.
The book "mushroomer go with knives" contains the last writings of Valery Popov. This book told about the life of a writer, funny and tragic, starting with the first steps (the era's thaw, and then stagnation), until very recently, the era of wild capitalism.
. The heroes of his works - the fellow writers, keen literary and political intrigue, as well as representatives of various sectors of our society - from the masters of life
. politicians and businessmen, to people stupid, degraded, but sweet and touching.
Each character the author finds something human, close, causing sympathy - so the works of Valery Popov are with tears and a smile.