Irina Denezhkina

Irina Denezhkina was born in 1981 and lives in Yekaterinburg, where
she studies journalism. Since the publication in 2002 of Give Me (Songs
for Lovers)
, she has become a celebrated literary star in Russia and
her book has become an international sensation.

Books by this Author

Shortlisted for Russia's national bestseller prize and translated into twelve languages, Give Me marks the debut of a literary wunderkind, a gifted writer with a fine-tuned ear and unforgettable voice. The stories in Give Me are bracingly authentic and deeply felt -- vibrant snapshots colored by vodka, drugs, and young love that capture life at a certain age in a specific part of the world while reflecting the universal emotions of a generation. Too young to identify with life in the Soviet era,...

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