Caustic, ironic and highly readable prose about those universal themes — family and relationships.
Soukupová has demonstrated an all-round literary talent: from the book’s overall structure through to sketching out particular situations, to one-liners. She has a precise vocabulary, a terse but functional style, and she can see into the heads of children as well as men and women. When she is writing she is obviously enjoying herself.
Diplomat, translator and journalist, Petr Janyška, was chosen as the director of the České literární centrum (Czech Literary Centre).
The annual prize is given to those who selflessly help others in need.
Short stories featured in the book receive international media coverage and are included in a number of readings in the US and Europe.
Brabcová’s last novel was published posthumously to widespread critical acclaim.
For the fourth annual international competition for young translators, contestants must translate an excerpt from Bianca Bellová's The Lake.
The selection of 53 titles released in 2015/2016 is available for free in English.
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