Svetlana Lavochkina

Buchmesse: Rollin’ with Tumbleweed

"This is a comedy, terse, sensual and romantic, with a moving love story underpinning the hero's adventures." - opening at Poniatowski on March 19th.


Rubies the Size of Peas


The theme of this column is narrating a transnational or cross-cultural experience that has indelibly shaped one's life. For our author today, Leipzig-based Ukrainian writer Svetlana Lavochkina, such an experience has been learning English, and the mark left by the fascinating, rambunctious character from back home who instilled that love for the language in her,