Some recent prize news:
Writer Sofi Oksanen has won this year's Finlandia Prize for literature for her novel Puhdistus ("Cleansing").
Additionally, the Russian Booker has been awarded to the writer Mikhail Yelizarov for his novel Библиотекарь ("Librarian").
Robert Elsie (1950-2017) - Translator and promoter of all things Albanian Robert Elsie recently passed away -- but it's good to see that, as the *Tirana Times* reports, Robert ...
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