New books in translation

The Žítková Goddesses

Kateřina Tučková
Trans. Laura Angeloni Italian

A multi-award-winning and bestselling tale of the female soul, magic and a part of Czech history kept hidden.

New books in translation
Burying the Season
Antonín Bajaja
Trans. Dorota Dobrew Polish
My itinerary has been monotonous for quite a while
Ivan Martin Jirous
Trans. Marek Tomin English
Three Plastic Rooms
Petra Hůlová
Trans. Alex Zucker English
Mondschein
Ondřej Štindl
Trans. Gábor Hanzelik Hungarian
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Burying the Season
Antonín Bajaja
Trans. Dorota Dobrew Polish
My itinerary has been monotonous for quite a while
Ivan Martin Jirous
Trans. Marek Tomin English
Three Plastic Rooms
Petra Hůlová
Trans. Alex Zucker English
Award-winning booksMore>
A Sensitive Person
Jáchym Topol
 2017 State Award for Literature
The Child in the Mist
Martin Goffa
 2017 Jiří Marek Award for best crime novel
Augustin Zimmermann
Zuzana Kultánová
 2017 Jiří Orten Award
The Rainstick
Jiří Hájíček
 2017 Czech Book Award
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[The Žítková Goddesses] is a fascinating narration. A novel on a great women’s topic of faith in natural forces and incantation, a healing power of hope, but also of solitude, despair, cruelty and vengefulness.
—Veronika Jurčová
kultura21.cz
Kateřina Tučková
[The Žítková Goddesses] is a fascinating narration. A novel on a great women’s topic of faith in natural forces and incantation, a healing power of hope, but also of solitude, despair, cruelty and vengefulness.
—Veronika Jurčová
kultura21.cz
[Growing Wild] is a work of magic realism, in which reality and myth fade one into the other in a world of giddy depths. Told in a language of great purity, besides secrets and passion Bajaja's novel contains a liberating humour which is often invoked by the absurdity of exaggeration. An extraordinary work!
—Jan Schneider
MF Dnes
The Devil’s Workshop is a miracle of compression, its scope greater than ought to be possible for a book of its length. It should help to cement Jáchym Topol’s reputation as one of the most original and compelling European voices at work today.
—Daniel Medin
Times Literary Supplement
Jáchym Topol
The Devil’s Workshop is a miracle of compression, its scope greater than ought to be possible for a book of its length. It should help to cement Jáchym Topol’s reputation as one of the most original and compelling European voices at work today.
—Daniel Medin
Times Literary Supplement
Rustic Baroque is one of those quiet, unassuming novels that sneaks up on you; the kind of book that draws you in and bears you along easily and languidly and then turns, just at the right moment, and very politely kicks you in the gut.
—Booktrust
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