Award-winning novelist Alisa Ganieva’s books describe the complexities of her home, the Russian republic of Dagestan.
An English translation of her second book, Bride and Groom, will be released in January 2018. It’s a fictional depiction of marriage in her home.
Ganieva spoke to KGOU’s World Views when she was in Norman for the annual Neustadt Festival of International Literature and Culture. She says her novel begins when the groom’s family book a large banquet for his wedding. However, he does not yet have a bride.