September 21, 2016. The Maxim Gorky Literature Institute held a presentation of a collection of prose by a young author Alexander Krokhmal. In the presence of writers, teachers, students, relatives, friends and pen colleagues a promising young author told about his creative path, and his first book, is still modest in size, which was dedicated to his grandfather, Alexander Grigorievich Rodnikov, doctor of geological-mineralogical sciences, who devoted his life to the Geophysical center RAS. His grandson, now a part-time student of the Literary Institute, became interested in literary work in early childhood, and his grandfather supported a young talent and was his teacher, always friendly, sensitive and considerate. The book comprised several diverse works.