A novel about a man who appears to lose his emotional self between pornography, philosophy and art, while craving vainly to find deeper meaning and fullfilment.
It sounds like a cliché, and in itself it isn’t enough to win him laurels, but there really is no-one in this country who writes like Zábranský. That’s why I follow him. After all, openly elitist authors have never had an easy time of it in the Czech lands, and Zábranský is one such example par excellence.
Alex Zucker’s English translation of Hůlová’s fourth novel will be published in November.
Underpass.co is an online journal for modern literature in translation.
The Czech Ministry of Culture now offers grants for copyright costs, printing, design, promotion and excerpt translations.
The award honours the best books from US independent publishers.
The annual prize was first awarded in 1983 and is given to Czech authors for an essay of special significance.
Bellová’s novel The Lake (Jezero) was published in 2016 to widespread critical acclaim.
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