Oksana Zabuzhko

Oksana Zabuzhko, the author of more than twenty books of different genres, made her poetry debut at the age of 12. But, as her parents had been blacklisted during the Soviet purges of the 1970s, her first book was published post perestroika. She graduated from the department of philosophy of Kyiv Shevchenko University, obtained her PhD in philosophy of arts. Her novel Field Work in Ukrainian Sex was named “the most influential Ukrainian book for the 15 years of independence”. Among her numerous acknowledgements are Global Commitment Foundation Poetry Prize and the Ukrainian National Award, the Order of Princess Olga (2009). Her book, The Museum of Abandoned Secrets, won Angelus Central European Literary Prize for the best novel of Eastern and Central Europe.


May Hoarfrost

The Museum of Abandoned Secrets

The Conductor of the Last Candle

New Archimedes’ Rule

Field Work in Ukrainian Sex

The Reedpipe Tale

Oh Sister, My Sister

The Book of Genesis, Chapter Four

The Museum of Abandoned Secrets

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