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Roman Kolyada, Anastasia Kolodiuk. KoKo Melange. /mini-pack/.
ethno melange
Domestic: 188.35UAH
International: $17.28USD
Kyiv Ethno Trio. Kyiv Ethno Trio. /digi-pack/.
Kyiv Ethno Trio
Domestic: 199.25UAH
International: $18.28USD
Sheetel. Mr. White. /special edition, digi-pack/.
the broken space
Domestic: 253.75UAH
International: $23.28USD
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Yuri Andrukhovych

Yuri Andrukhovych was born on 13 March 1960 in IvanoFrankivsk, Ukraine. In 1982, he graduated from the Department of Editing at the Ukrainian Institute of Printing, where he studied journalism. He began to publish his poetry in literary journals in 1982. In 1985, together with Viktor Neborak and Oleksandr Irvaniets, Y. A. founded the popular literary performance group BuBaBu (BurlesqueBlusterBuffonery). This group was a seminal part of Ukrainian literary culture in the 1980 s, and its members continue to be active as writers.
Andrukhovychs first book of poetry Sky and Squares appeared in 1985. Military service in 1983 1984 inspired him to write a series of seven army stories, which were published in 1989. The life of a soldier in the Red Army was also the subject of his screenplay A Military March for an Angel (1989), which was used for A. Donchyk` s film Oxygen Starvation (1991).
From 1989 until 1991, Yuri Andrukhovych studied at the Maxim Gorky Literary Institute in Moscow, where he was enrolled in Advanced Literary Courses. At the same time, he published two other books of poetry: Downtown (1989) and Exotic Birds and Plants (1991, new edition 1997).
Andrukhovychs prose works, the novels Recreations (1992, new edition 1997), Moscoviada (1993, new edition 1997) and Perversion (1996, new editions 1997, 1999), had a great impact on readers in the Ukraine and abroad. Andrukhovych has participated in several international festivals and meetings for writers, for example: the Lahti Writers Reunion, Finland, 1997, and the Toronto Harbourfront Reading, Canada, 1998.
In November 1998, he was invited by American universities, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, The Pennsylvania State University and La Salle University, to give literary readings.
Yuri Andrukhovychs literary works have received several awards: Blahovist (1993), the award of the Helen ShcherbanLapika Foundation (1996), the Novel of the Year Prize from the prominent literary journal Suchasnist (1997), and the Lesia & Petro Kovalev Award (1998). His works have been translated and published in Poland, Canada, USA, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Russia and Finland.
...Andrukhovych is a master of including the reader into his tale. A each character stumbles into increasingly surreal surroundings, the reader is transported into the scenes with them. Nemyrych and Shtundera, each in his own way, discovers a part of the past in this little village of Chortopil. It is a past that is dark, even frightening. Martofliak grapples with alcoholism and Khoma with personal loyalty.
Unlike many authors who don t seem to know how to write a good ending, Andrukhovych builds the tension in crafty increments, sustaining the readers interest right to the end and then wallops you with a crescendo that frankly caught me completely off guard. Andrukhovych leaves you wanting more, which is just as it should be. Lets hope his other novels, Moscoviada: A Horror Story (1993) and Perversions (1996) are translated into English as soon as possible [Recreations: A Review by Yuriy Diakunchak Zdorov! Fall 1998]
If you re looking for international writing free of the obvious touchstones of contemporary Western lit, Eastern Europe is a good place to start. This years modest IFOA crop includes Russian expatriate Andrei Makine and Ukrainian postmodernist Yuri Andrukhovych. Makine (who lives in Paris and now writes in French) was the first writer to win both of Frances major literary awards the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Medici for the same book, a lyrical (and politically frank) autobiographical novel entitled Dreams of My Russian Summers (since then translated into 25 languages).
Ukrainian poet Andrukhovychs controversial atirical novel, Recreations, bears the scars of the Ukrainian cultural revival that accompanied that countrys independence referendum in the late 80s. Lively and experimental, the novel plays no favorites in lampooning Ukrainian history, its misguided recent surge of nationalism and the authors own literary pretensions [ Kevin Connolly, www. eye. net, 09. 24. 98 ]
information, photo from official site: http://andruhovych.info/

Albums:

Karbido, Yuri Andrukhovych. Samohon. (special Ukrainian release).


Finally, we have it the Ukrainian release of the joint album by Yuri Andruhovych and the researchers into psycho-music from Karbido group saw the light of the day. A strange mixture of ethno-jazz, dub, avant-garde rock and ironically sarcastic melodic recitals no, this list of ingredients, in actual fact, explains nothing. One should listen to it and this, at least, should once be heard. Better more than once.
Domestic price: 253.75UAH, International price: $23.28USD

Karbido, Yuri Andrukhovych. Cinnamon (with "India" supplement). (CD + miniCD). /digi-pack/


Possibly, Andrukhovych did not exaggerate too much when he said that he did not expect any significant external resonance from his work with Karbido he just had a lot of fun in the process. But sells-out during the whole "cinnamon" tour are already a fact, and a pleasant one. Because it proves once again that the "underground" in the today's culture is not dust-covered nooks of outsider...
Domestic price: 253.75UAH, International price: $23.28USD

Yuri Andrukhovych. Lysty v Ukrainu. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology". (Letters to Ukraine)


The book by Yuriy Andrukhovych the most renowned modern Ukrainian postmodernist writer and the Patriarch of "Bu-Ba-Bu" includes "canonical" poems from all of his collections, as well as the famous series "Letters to Ukraine". This is the most complete publication of selected pieces by the poet today.
Domestic price: 129.93UAH, International price: $11.92USD

Yuri Andrukhovych. Leksykon intymnykh mist. /s/. (The Lexicon of Intimate Cities)


Yuri Andrukhovych, a tireless traveler in Ukraine, Europe, America, tells us 111 stories about the 111 cities with which he was lucky to experience happy and not very happy but always intimate in the broadest sense of the word adventure... / (soft cover)
Domestic price: 144.75UAH, International price: $13.28USD

Yuri Andrukhovych. Taemnytsya. (Mystery)


For seven days, Yuri Andruhovych was telling a German journalists about the most intimate things of his life. Only the recorder was a witness to these conversations. After a while, the journalist died, and from the transcribed dictaphone recordings there emerged the protagonist of the book...
Domestic price: 119.03UAH, International price: $10.92USD

Yuri Andrukhovych. Tut pokhovany Fantomas. (Fantomas Is Buried Here)


...To your attention a sort of the selected from these weekly records arranged in the strict chronological order. When preparing this collection, the author deliberately did not make any adjustments of content, but he considered it appropriate to specify the exact date of each post.
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD

Karbido, Yuri Andrukhovych. Absinthe. /super-pack/. (CD+DVD).


...a mysterious story of Stanislaus Perfecki a poet, a traveler, and a performer who embarks upon a journey from Lviv to the West, and ultimately emerges in Venice, the City of Ghosts. There, he experiences a series of incredible adventures and falls in love with Ada Cytryna, his interpretress. Being forced to part with his beloved woman and unable to fulfil his special top secret mission, Perfecki vanishes..
Domestic price: 253.75UAH, International price: $23.28USD

Yuri Andrukhovych. Kokhantsi Yustytsii. (Lovers of Justice)


This is a paranormal novel, where individual biographies are masterfully combined as an artistic whole, and they really appeal for a 8.5-part cinematic realization. Domestic murders and political assassinations, ideological betrayals and betrayals for the sake of ideas, souls sold to various devils, and punishments not always fair, but frequently terrible...
Domestic price: 238.93UAH, International price: $21.92USD

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Monatik. LOVE IT rhythm. /digi-pack/.
Monatik. LOVE IT rhythm
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Serhii Plokhy. Yalta. Tsina myru. (Yalta. The Price of Peace)
Yalta. The Price of Peace
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KRUT. Live Concert With Chamber Orchestra. /digi-pack/.
KRUT. Live concert with chamber orchestra
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The Ensemble of Soloists "Blahovist". Barvy muzyky. (The Colors of Music)
The Colors of Music
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