The International Association “Live Classics” was created in September 2007 on the basis of Russian Literature Institute (Pushkin’s House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences.


The Association is designed for development and implementation of innovation projects aimed at increasing popularity of Russian and foreign modern classics throughout the world.


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January 28—30, 2011 Live Classics took part in Days of Russian Literature in Paris “RussenKo”, organized by France-Oural Association.


Russian translation rights to the selection of short stories and the bestseller “Natural Novel” by Georgi Gospodinov have been sold to Publishing Group Attikus. The book is scheduled for publication in spring 2011. The author is expected to visit Russia, meet readers and present the book personally.


From October 6—10, The Live Classics Literary Agency will be participating in the 2010 Frankfurt Book Fair (Germany), the world's largest trade fair for books, multimedia, and communications.


Live Classics will offer new titles and authors from Russia, CIS countries and Europe, will meet several publishers in order to present editorial rights and discuss future projects.


Besides the diffusion of rights all over the world, Live Classics will participate in special trainings for publishers and editors from Central and Eastern Europe organized by Mediacampus Frankfurt, Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels, Frankfurt Book Fair and the Goethe-Institute Moscow.


July, 15 — the Association “Live classics” signed an agent agreement with a famous writer and playwright Angel Wagenstein (born in 1922).


February, 4 — world bestseller “Natural novel” written by the Bulgarian writer Georgy Gospodinov is published for the first time in Russia. “Inostrannaya literatura” magazine №01 2010 dedicated to the 55th magazine’s anniversary published brief version of the novel together with works of the Nobel prize laureates, namely, G. Myuller, V. Shimborskaya, E. Montale.





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