Zap

A night and a day away from Moscow by express train, or a day and a night away from the Black Sea by a slow passenger train, the city of Zaporozhye inextricably see-saws between the south and the north, the sublime and the surreal, and the ancient and modern worlds. Shortlisted for the Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize, Svetlana Lavochkina’s Zap is a multi-generational burlesque family saga whose characters form dynasties embroiled in the polyphonic tragicomedy of relationships and unfulfilled dreams.

Zap Release in NYC: October 5, 2017

Please join us at the official release of Zap, October 5 at the Owl Music Parlor. Svetlana, in her first US visit, will read from Zap, answer questions, sign some books, and knock your socks right off. More information and RSVP here.

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BOOK DETAILS

ISBN: 978-0996764674

Publication date: 05 October 2017

Paperback price: 13.95

Ebook price: 7

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WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

Svetlana's book is hilarious, moving, and harrowing. Mad ob/gyn experiments with a bizarre aphrodisiac....mad Moscow Hemingway scholar goes to the grimy provincial city of Zap to celebrate New Years in high, Soviet style...family saga ensues. Brilliant chaotic language!

– Jon Frankel