Galina Yuzefovich (1975) is an internationally renowned Russian literary critic and theoretician. She has been called a leading literary critic whose reviews have a tangible effect on the book market of Russia. She writes weekly columns for the online publication Meduza that has around 15 000 readers. In 2016, Yuzefovich published the collection of articles Удивительные приключения рыбы-лоцмана (The Wonderful Adventures of the Pilot Fish). It is a wonderful introduction to contemporary Russian and world literature and Yuzefovich looks at the significant authors of the 20th and 21st century. She analyses around a hundred authors in total. Galina Yuzefovich will talk about literature as a lifestyle and her links to Russian and world literature at the Estonian Writers’ Union with journalist Nikolai Karajev, who has also translated works by Estonian writers Karl Ristikivi and Rein Raud into Russian.