Ludmila Ulitskaya (also Lyudmila) was born in 1943 in Davlekanovo in Bashkiria. She took a master’s degree from the University of Moscow in biology and then worked as a geneticist. She worked for the Hebrew Theatre in Moscow as repertory director and scriptwriter. As well as novels, she has written for the theatre and cinema. She won the Russian Booker in 2001. She lives in Moscow.
(Only works translated into English)
1996 Медея и ее дети (Medea and Her Children)
1998 Веселые похороны (The Funeral Party)
2001 Сонечка (Sonechka and Other Stories)
2001 Казус Кукоцкого (The Kukotsky Enigma)
2006 Даниэль Штайн, переводчик (Daniel Stein, Interpreter)
2011 Зелёный шатер (The Big Green Tent)