One of the most influential writers of modern Europe (International Writers’ Meeting in Prague, 2010). Her main interests in non-fiction include the political and ideological situation in post-communist countries, war crimes, nationalism, feminist issues, illness and female body. She is the author of novels, fictionalized life stories.

Her essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Review of Books, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Dagens Nyheter, The Guardian, Eurozine etc.

Her texts have been translated into many languages. In Ukrainian: How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed (Yakaboo Publishing) and a series of reports They Would Never Hurt a Fly: War Criminals On Trial In The Hague (Komora, both books are translated by Roxolana Sviato).

Her speech on Congress Inspiration hour — Who Needs Culture Today? Politics, Culture and Identity in the Timeof Virtual Reality.

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