Pavel Šrut's Worm-Eaten Time, in an award-winning translation by Deborah H. Garfinkle, introduces the seminal work of one of the most important living Czech poets to an English-speaking audience for the first time. With dark humor and surprising tendernes…
The concept of cooperation between the real world and the fictional world is actually similar to Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, and The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. However, Šrut has the opposite approach; this independently existing space enters into human reality.
—Milena M. Marešová
Brikcius is quite simply a Renaissance man and every inch the intellectual – in the best sense of the word. The essence of his work is summed up by the writer Viktor Šlajchrt in a foreword: ‘Eugen Brikcius’ most authentic creation continued to be his personality, and by extension the story artfully stylized into a legend.’
Prosaist Petr Šabach became the winner of the 2016 Karel Čapek Prize on 7 January.
In 2015, the literary agency closed 30 translation rights deals with publishers around the world.
In the four years since it was established, the award has helped publish ten translations in five languages.
The catalogue is published every year by the Internationale Jugendbibliothek in Munich.
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