A study of the totalitarian mindset with stunning resonance for today, The Cremator is a disturbing, powerful work of literary horror.
Hats off for this intelligently written and elaborate book, bringing together ten well-chosen texts which undoubtedly deserve to be called short stories. In it Marek Šindelka demonstrates that this prose form does not have to be – as many writers mistakenly believe – only a skilfully related record of an entertaining anecdote from life, but also a distinctive form of literary thinking and a linguistically refined testimony.
The selection of international children's and youth literature is published by the International Youth Library in Munich.
Král received the award for his collection of essays Treasons (Vlastizrady) and for his work published in emigration.
An English translation of Ladislav Fuks’ The Cremator has just been published as a new addition to the series.
Actor Paul Giamatti will lend his voice to the novella's main character Hanta.
The focus of the Czech national stand this year is Václav Havel.
The film about frenzied illegal prospectors for the mineral moldavite premiered on 8th September.
František Muzika (1900–1974) Painter, graphic designer, illustrator, typographer, stage designer. A pupil of Vratislav Nechleba and Ja...
Zdeněk Sklenář (1910–1986) Painter, graphic artist, typographer. His fine-art and illustrative work was radically influenced by a vis...
Over the past two decades, the Czech Republic has witnessed an incredible boom in type design. While increased interest in typography c...
History of the Brno Biennial Inaugurated in 1963, the International Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno is one of the oldest and most i...