Vladimir Semyonovich Makanin (Russian: Владимир Семёнович Маканин; 13 March 1937 in Orsk, Orenburg Oblast, RSFSR, Soviet Union – 1 November 2017 in Krasny, Aksaysky District, Rostov Oblast, Russia) was a Russian writer of novels and short stories
He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics at Moscow State University and worked as a teacher in the Military Academy until the early 1960s. In 1963 he took the High Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography, then worked for the publishing house Sovietskiy Pisatel (The Soviet Writer).
Makanin's writing style may be categorized as realist. His forte lies in depicting the psychological impact of everyday life experiences.
- Antileader, from The New Soviet Fiction, Abbeville Press, NY, 1989.
- Baize-covered Table with Decanter, Readers International, 1995.
- Escape Hatch, and The Long Road Ahead, Ardis Publishers, 1996.
- The Loss, Northwestern University Press, 1998.
- Straight line (Russian: Прямая линия), 1965
- Blue and Red (Голубое и красное), 1975
- The Portrait and Around (Портрет и вокруг), 1978
- Antileader (Антилидер), 1980
- Ancestor (Предтеча), 1982
- He and She (Один и одна), 1987
- The Underground, or a Hero of Our Time (Андерграунд, или Герой нашего времени), 1999
- Asan (Acaн), 2008
- 1984 Order of the Badge of Honour
- 1993 Russian Booker Prize for Baize-covered Table with Decanter
- 1998 Pushkin Prize for his oeuvre
- 1999 State Prize of the Russian Federation
- 2001 Italian Premio Penne
- 2008 The Big Book Prize
- 2012 European Prize for Literature
- Умер писатель Владимир Маканин
- Pekar, Harvey (10 October 1996). "Russian Escape Artist". Metro Silicon Valley. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
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- Президента РФ О присуждении государственных премий Российской Федерации в области литературы и искусства 1999 года
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