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Yuri Andrukhovych

Yuri Andrukhovych (b. 1960) is one of the leading Ukrainian authors writing today. A co-founder of the Bu-Ba-Bu poetic movement (whose abbreviated syllables are for, in English, "burlesque, side-show, buffoonery"), a major cultural force in Ukraine in the late 1980s-early 1990s, he published his first book of poetry in 1985, and since then has published three more poetry collections, five novels, as well as short stories, essays, and numerous translations, including an anthology of Beat and New...See more