Public Radio of Armenia
In the course of one year Armenpress news agency has been compiling the weekly bestseller list based on studies conducted in seven bookstores in capital Yerevan. The agency summed up the results of the past year today. The winners received certificates from Armenpress.
Romanian Armenian writer Varujan Vosganian’s “Book of Whispers” and Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli’s “Stone Dreams” were named the bestsellers of the year. The Armenian edition of the “Memories of My Melancholy Whores” by Gabriel Garcia Markes was the most demanded translation of the year.
“Antares” won the publisher of the year award. Levon Ananyan’s “The Mother Tongue Lesson” was named the winner on the best children’s work of the year.
President of the Union of Writers Edward Militonyan welcomed the initiative, noting that it helps popularize the works by contemporary authors.