In Moscow can perpetuate the memory of Bytów, said the Deputy of the Moscow city Duma

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotobanka Bits on the ceremony of Yasna Polyana. Archival photoIn Moscow can perpetuate the memory of Bytów, said the Deputy of the Moscow city Duma© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

The memory of the writer Andrew Bytów can perpetuate in Moscow, if there is a suggestion from the writers ‘ Union, told RIA Novosti the head of the Commission for culture and mass communications of the Moscow city Duma Evgeny Gerasimov.

Earlier it was reported that the writer died in Moscow at the age of 81 years.

«This is a wonderful writer, of course. I think that if a proposal coming from the Union of writers, of course, we’ll gladly consider it. In principle, the memory of it would cost to leave. In what form — it will depend on the proposals that may arise, including the funding of one or the other proposal,» — said Gerasimov.

Bits published in banned in the Soviet Union the dissident almanac «Metropol», for which he was dismissed from the Moscow literary Institute, where he led classes on writing. After that, it ceased to publish in the Soviet Union, he was restricted from travelling abroad. New publication in the homeland has become possible only with the beginning of perestroika in the USSR.

Since 1985, it has published more than 30 books Bitov, including «the Georgian album», «Book of travel», «Man in landscape» (1988), «Flying Monks» (1990), «Catechumens», «Empire in four dimensions», «the Agony in the garden» (2007), «the symmetry Teacher» and others.

The works of writer translated into almost all European languages. Bits — winner of numerous Russian and international literary awards. Since 1991 the writer was the President of the Russian PEN club.

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