Mikhail Elizarov won the 2008 Russian Booker Prize for his novel Библиотекарь (The Librarian). Other finalists were Il'ia Boiashov, Vladimir Sharov, Galina Shchekina, German Sadulaev, and Elena Nekrasova.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
This post from October 2, 2008, lists finalists, with brief summaries of their books.
For more information (in Russian) on this year's prize, see this article on Lenta.ru.
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