The Zakharov publishing house reported that the Moscow Molodaya Gvardiya store removed Boris Akunin's works from its shelves and refused to cooperate with the House of Books
Moscow store “Young Guard” withdrew from the sale of the book of the writer Boris Akunin (pseudonym Grigory Chkhartishvili). In response, the Zakharov publishing house recalls all of its published books from the store. It reported this on VKontakte.
there will never be any more of our books in the Polyanka. Even if the sun comes up. The doctor said —morgue means morgue»— the message says.
On the website and social networks of the “Young Guard” there are no reports of Akunin's books being withdrawn from sale, but the author's works could not be found in the electronic catalog of the store.
RBC sent a request to the press service of the Young Guard store. and turned to Akunin for a comment.
Akunin— writer, Japanese scientist, literary critic, translator and public figure. He writes fiction, works in the genre of historical intellectual detective story. Among the most famous works — novels and short stories from the New Detective series; about the adventures of Erast Fandorin. He also created the series “Provincial Detective”, “Adventures of the Master”, “Genres”. The author of the project “History of the Russian State”, which includes historical texts and fiction.
In 2012, the writer said that he had written several novels under the pseudonyms Anna Borisova and Anatoly Brusnikin. In 2014, Mon moved with his family from Moscow to London.
Akunin has repeatedly criticized the Russian authorities and condemned the military operation in Ukraine. He is one of the founders of the “Real Russia” movement, designed to help Ukrainian refugees and those who left Russia (the project site is blocked by Roskomnadzor).
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