Young readers usually associate Danilkin’s name with micro book review in Afisha magazine. Yet, those who follow the scene are aware that he is the author of three biographies: those of Aleksandr Prokhanov, Yuri Gagarin, and Vladimir Lenin.

For his last book about Lenin, Danilkin received «The Big Book» award. His work will now be translated into dozens of foreign languages.

How much should one read before one could start writing their own book? Should one pay attention to book charts? What happens when reading becomes a profession?

We are returning to the cosy world of books.

Никита Петров / Nikita Petrov