The site is dedicated to the unique direction of literature and painting humor and absurdity in nuclear energy
and is created for the promotion of goods and services connected with the direction
(The Author understands ABSURD not like stupidness but like HUMOR completed till... ABSURD)
* English version of the site is made in a reduced form without links to books descriptions and texts.
The creator of the direction, and so far the only one who works in it - Alexey Kovynev
Alexey Kovynev was born in 1963, in Tomsk-7, Russia, and graduated from the Polytechnical Institute of Tomsk,
Physics-technical faculty, speciality 0311, in 1986. Since 1986 he looks for a sense of life in Energodar,
region of Zaporozhie, Ukraine. Thirteen years of operative work, 11 years in the Control room, 6 years as
shift supervisor were given to Zaporozhie NPP.
1995 publication of the first issue of monthly humoristic e-newspaper The Unit; by the end of 2000 62 issues were published .
2002 publication of the book The Whole Unit with the best materials of the e-newspaper «The Unit» (Publishing House «Dikoe Polie» Zaporozhie).
2004 publication of the book The Endless Shift (Publishing House «Dikoe Polie»).
2004 the exhibition of cartoons "The Nuclear Power Plant in Cartoons 1" was completed, and the exhibition has begun its triumphant* procession at the nuclear power plants of Ukraine and all the world.
* - to say truth, the procession occured to be less triumphant than it seemed in the beginning.
2005 publication of the book The Beyond-Design Destiny.
2006 - since that time till present - regular publications of cartoons in Nuclear Engineering International (London).
2007 publication of the book The Power Plant. Chronicle of Two Shifts.
2008 the 2nd edition of the book The Whole Unit.
2009 - publication of the album "The Nuclear Power Plant in Cartoons".
2012 the exhibition of cartoons "The Nuclear Power Plant in Cartoons 2" was completed, and the exhibition has begun its long procession at the nuclear power plants of Ukraine and all the world.
One of projects in which you also can take part a book of real stories "The Life of Specialists". Send me your funny stories about NPP operation.
Other projects - Exclusive nuclear medals (it's not humor and absurdity, it's beauty).
To buy the books
The books can be ordered by e-mail. Shipping worldwide.
Address: P.O.box 539 Energodar, region Zaporozhie 71504 Ukraine
firstname.lastname@example.org + email@example.com
tel +38-06139-work57898, home 52010
The site has been renewed in September 2012