Culture : books and rock'n roll

Article published on March 18, 2008
community published
Article published on March 18, 2008

UKRAINE NEW ROCK'N ROLL LITERATURE (© Babel Reporter)

A new wave of blogs, books and trendy bookshops is sweeping Ukraine, making writing the new playground of the country’s twenty-something’s. Why, how and since when writing in Ukrainian became a way of resisting the hegemony of the country’s powerful Russian neighbor and asserting a new national pride instigated by the Orange Revolution ?

Text : Prune Antoine

Photography : Cyril Horiszny