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Imbi Paju


Imbi Paju is an Estonian journalist, novelist and film director, whose work Memories Denied was published both as film and novel in 2006. Memories Denied has been published in Finnish, English, Swedish, Russian and Estonian. The work of Imbi Paju has attracted extensive international attention, and she has received numerous awards. Her work Fear Was Behind Everything, co-edited with Sofi Oksanen, has provoked heated debates and was published in the spring of 2009.



  • Memories Denied (Torjutut muistot, Like 2006)
  • Sisters Across the Gulf of Finland. Watching the Pain of Others (Suomenlahden sisaret. Kun katsoo toisen tuskaa, Like 2011)


Published books