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About the Author
Tatyana Tolstaya lives in Moscow. For twelve years, she was the cohost of The School for Scandal, a popular talk show on Russian television covering culture and politics. She is also the cofounder of a creative writing academy in Moscow. She has written for The New York Review of Books and The New Yorker. Five of her books, including her novel The Slynx, have been translated into English.