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Shashi Martynova

Professional experience: 
Executive editor, contributor for the Chemistry volume (Avanta+ Encyclopedia for children, 1998-2000)

Executive editor (Livebook Publishing, 2003-2009)
Creator, co-owner, Creative Director (Dodo Magic Bookroom, 2009-present)
Translator, editor (self-employed, 2003-present)

Principal Publications (in translation):
Hope for the Flowers, by Trina Paulus, Livebook, 2004
The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story, by Joel Ben Izzy, Livebook, 2005
The Travelling Death and Resurrection Show, by Ariel Gore, Livebook, 2006
Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, by David Eagleman, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2009
Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior, by Leonard Mlodinow, Livebook, 2012
The Boy Who Fell To Earth, by Kathy Lette, Phantom Press, 2012
1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, by John Lloyd et al, Phantom Press, 2012
And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, Phantom Press, 2013
The Gropes, by Tom Sharpe, Phantom Press, 2013
An Illustrated Book of Bad Argument, by Ali Almossawi, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2013
Euclid’s Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace, by Leonard Mlodinow, Livebook, 2013
50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know, by Moheb Costandi, Phantom Press, 2014
Feynman’s Rainbow: A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life, by Leonard Mlodinow, Livebook, 2014
The All-Girl Filling Station Last Reunion, by Fannie Flagg, Phantom Press, 2014
1,339 QI Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop, by John Lloyd et al Phantom Press, 2014
Hidden Faces, by Salvador Dali, EKSMO, 2014
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, by Jen Campbell, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2014
More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, by Jen Campbell, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2014
Make Good Art, by Neil Gaiman, Livebook, 2014
50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know, by Philip Wilkinson, Phantom Press, 2014
50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know, by Tony Crilly, Phantom Press, 2014
The Future: 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know, by Richard Watson, Phantom Press, 2014
The Triggering Town, by Richard Hugo, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2014
Go the F**k to Sleep, by Adam Mansbach, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2014
The Upright Thinkers, by Leonard Mlodinow, Livebook, 2015
Serious Men, by Manu Joseph, Phantom Press, 2015
The Childhood of Jesus, by J. M. Coetzee, EKSMO, 2015
Gretel and the Dark, by Eliza Granville, Phantom Press, 2015
Puckoon, by Spike Milligan, Dodo Magic Bookroom Press, 2015
Methastases of Enjoyment, by Slavoj Žižek, AST, 2016
50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know, by Hayley Birch, Phantom Press, 2016
Bucky F**king Dent, by David Duchovny, Phantom Press, 2016
The Best of Myles, by Flann O’Brien, Dodo Press, Phantom Press, 2016
The Mushroom at the End of the World, by Anna Tsing Lowenhaupt, AdMarginem,  2017
The Schooldays of Jesus, by J. M. Coetzee, EKSMO, 2017
The Dalkey Archive, by Flann O’Brien, Dodo Press, Phantom Press, 2017
The First Bad Man, by Miranda July, ESKMO, 2018
The Apprentice, by Gordon Houghton, Dodo Press, Phantom Press, 2017
The Journeyman, by Gordon Houghton, Dodo Press, Phantom Press, 2017
The Lonely City. Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, by Olivia Laing, AdMarginem, 2017
Irish Fairy Tales, by James Stephens, Dodo Press, 2018
Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Phantom Press, 2017
A Piece of the World, by Christina Baker Kline, Phantom Press, 2017
Little Soldiers, by Lenora Chu, Sindbad Press, 2018
Mythos. The Greek Myth Retold, by Stephen Fry, Phantom Press, 2018
House of Names, by Colm Toibin, Phantom Press, 2018
The Beautiful Cure, by Daniel Davis, Livebook Publishing, 2018
The Late Essays, 2006-2017, by J. M. Coetzee, EKSMO, to be published in 2018
Sea Prayer, by Khaled Hosseini, Phantom Press, to be published in 2018
Middle England, by Jonathan Coe, Phantom Press, to be published in 2018

Co-translations:
Revolution, by Osho, Livebook, 2005
How Yoga Works, by Michael Roach, Livebook, 2006
No One Belongs Here More Than You, by Miranda July, Livebook, 2007
Rain on the River: Selected Poems and Short Prose, by Jim Dodge, Dodo Press, 2012
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales, by Kate Bernheimer et al (incl Neil Gaiman and John Updike stories), Livebook, 2013
The Cosmological Eye, by Henry Miller, Azbooka (to be released in 2017)

List of editorial works

Own works:
You’ve Been Invited, a novel, AST, Moscow, 2015
Blue&Brown, poetry collection, Sweet In the Morning Press, Moscow, coed. NeedinPublUnltd, Vladivostok, 2015
Vassili The Kid is dreaming, an illustrated novella, Sweet In the Morning Press, Dodo Press, Moscow, 2016
Very quickly about one person, Sweet In The Morning Press, Dodo Press, 2017

Education: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Dept of Chemistry (1998, with distinction), University of Montana Language Course (1994, with special commendation)

Professional membership: Literary Academy of Russia’s Big Book Award

Awards:
Translation:
– Master Award, short list (2013, 2015)
– Nora Gal’ Award (2014, short-listed 2017)

Management: 
– Represented Russian Federation at the British Council International Young Publishing Entrepreneur Award in London, with special commendation (2009)
– The Book Review weekly “Executive Editor of the Year 2007” award

Languages: English, basic Italian, basic French, basic Catalan

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