This work is a kind of late debut. The bestselling author, who fascinates readers with her relentlessly open autobiographical novels, has released her first travel book. With Bhutan, My Love (Bhútán, má láska), she has succeeded in writing a literary report about an adventurous journey in a country that sees little tourism. This richly illustrated…

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One of the most prominent contemporary Czech poets, Sylva Fischerová, also devotes herself to writing prose. She has published two new books – a collection of short stories entitled Thousands of Plateaus (Tisíce plošin) and a bilingual collection of poems dedicated to Prague: A Church for Smokers. Prague Poems (Kostel pro kuřáky. Pražské básně ).

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After her successful debut Lapači prachu (Dust Collectors) the author has come out with her second book – Smrtholka (Deathmaiden). The plot of this novel revolves around a deep family tragedy and its impact on the psyche of a young woman. How can life go on, after one’s sister commits suicide? The author manages to…

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The author and adventurer presents a summary of his life’s travels. On the pages of Martin Vopěnka’s latest book the reader visits places like Romania, Chile, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, the Philippines and Antarctica. The trips are far from being comfortable. Martin Vopěnka, a passionate traveller, always ventures into the wilderness, drawing the reader into the thrill of a…

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Marek Toman’s latest book The Amazing Adventures of Florentin Flowers, the Righteous Pirate in the Service of Madame L., which he created in collaboration with the illustrator Magdalena Rutová, has won a prestigious award, the Golden Ribbon, for best illustrations. The colorful pictures full of carefully worked details accompany a humorous story about survival on a…

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The author will be presenting the Spanish edition of her literary debut Dust Collectors (Atrapadores de Polvo), published by Huso, Madrid, to Spanish readers via a Zoom video conference on 5 May at 7 p.m. The online meeting organised by the Czech Center in Spain will also be attended by the owner of the Huso…

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Despite the cancellation of the Leipzig book fair, the author will be presenting the German version of his YA novel My Golem in Leipzig on 14 March. In this exceptional book, Marek Toman tells the story of Rabbi Löw and his Golem in a surprising way, portraying the famous Prague legend from the perspective of…

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The author presents the German edition of her novella Europe is like a Thonet Chair, America is Right Angle in Augsburg on 29 January and in Munich on 30 January. A translated extract is offered on the homepage of the German publisher Balaena. Sylva Fischerová’s book pretends to be a travelogue, but in fact it is…

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The author presents the German edition of his historical novel The Big News about the Dreadful Murder of Šimon Abeles in Dresden on 21 January; this event is organized by Euroregion Elbe. An additional presentation will take place in the Berlin Czech Center on 22 January. The Big News about the Dreadful Murder of Šimon…

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