Bohumil Hrabal

Jáchym Topol – foglarovec, kotlíkář a lesní duch kandiduje do Senátu

Dle spisovatele Jáchyma Topola všichni vězíme v politice, ať chceme, či nechceme, a tudíž to, že dostihla právě jeho, není až natolik unikátní.

Rozhovor s českým spisovatelem a publicistou o důvodech jeho vstupu do politiky. Stal se totiž kandidátem na senátora za Stranu zelených.

Nice to meet you

A work from Francis Bacon’s series of Popes

New Prague exhibition introduces Czech author Bohumil Hrabal and Irish artist Francis Bacon

Czech Literature Night goes European

Poland's Janusz Rudnicki at Prague's Literature Night on Prague's Polská (Polish) Street

From the works of Havel and Mácha to the Tata Bojs and a Hungarian vampire, Europe celebrates its literature

Czech writers being (re)discovered

Michal Ajvaz is one of the nominees for the Magnesia litera award

The varied world of Czech literature, past and present, contains a vast store of work virtually unknown outside of the Czech Republic

Film ‘nine lives’ captures indomitable spirit of Arnošt Lustig

Arnošt Lustig speaking in 'Arnošt Lustig – Nine Lives'

Doc film commemorates humor and humanity of Czech writer who lived through and documented history’s darkest days

Martin Ryšavý wins Škvorecký Prize for Czech literature

Martin Ryšavý receiving the 2011 Josef Škvorecký Prize

Writer and filmmaker Martin Ryšavý continues a run of award-winning work that takes its audience to unlikely and faraway places

Michael Stein 7.11.2011

Tomáš Zmeškal: An exciting time for Czech literature

Tomáš Zmeškal’s ‘Love Letter in Cunieform Script’ was on the Magnesia Litera shortlist and won the Josef Škvorecký Prize

Appearances at int’l literary festivals and new translations highlight the growing prominence of a new generation of Czech novelists

Prague council launches legal battle to save the ‘world’

The sad face of the Palác Svět, subject to Prague 8's last ditch legal battle to save it from destruction

A Prague council seeks to wrest ownership of a city landmark from an Italian owner who failed to carry out promised reconstruction

Long-neglected ‘World’ getting renovated

The complex, which dates to the 1930s, attracted some famous locals including writer Bohumil Hrabal.

A restaurant and entertainment complex from the First Republic finally will be restored to its former glory after decades of neglect

Literature Night 2011 promotes European writing

The Libeň Gasholder, site of one of the Literature Night 2011 readings

Czech writers, living and dead, go on an evening-long European tour; in Prague’s Libeň district, even the police station will host a reading

Jak si udělat ráj na zemi

Jací jsou dnešní Češi? Co je baví a zajímá? Jak se jim žije bez Boha? Na tyto otázky se snaží odpovědět polský spisovatel Mariusz Szczygieł.

Ewa Klosová 30.4.2011