Giorgi Maisuradze

Writer, Philosopher

Giorgi Maisuradze was born in 1970. He studied history, philosophy and history of culture at Tbilisi, Saarland and Berlin Universities. In 2009, he received his PhD at the Humboldt University of Berlin. From 2010, he has been an Assistant Professor at Ilia Chavchavadze Tbilisi State University. He wrote series of minimalist novels over the course of 6 years (1993-1998) based on the experiment started by the author while living and studying in Germany, which he later continued in Georgia. His first novel “The Ninth Symphony” served as the foundation for the cycle of the parody texts.

Books:
  • “Genese and Genealogia” (Berlin, 2013)
  • “Orthodox Ethics and the Spirit of Non-freedom” (2013)
  • “KILL Tbilisi” (2013)
  • “Lost Contexts” (2012)
  • “Closed Society and Its Watchmen” (2011)
  • “Apocalyptic Beast” (2011)
  • Sexes and Civilization (1998)
Awards:
  • Literary Award Saba for the Best Essays and Documentary Prose of the Year, “The Closed Society and Its Watchmen” (2012)
  • Literary Award Saba for the Best Essays and Documentary Prose of the Year, “Lost Contexts” (2013)