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Awards | 3. 5. 2016

2016 Golden Ribbon Awards

The annual awards for children’s and young adult books were announced on 29 April.

Awards | 26. 4. 2016

Petr Král wins Jean Arp Prize for francophone literature

The Czech poet accepted the award on 21 April in Strasbourg.

News | 13. 4. 2016

Feature animated film based on Czech bestseller for children

The film adaptation of Oddsockeaters by Pavel Šrut will premiere in October.

Awards | 6. 4. 2016

Czech guide to Prague awarded special mention at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Illustrator Michaela Kukovičová and author Olga Černá received the special mention for This is Prague.

Awards | 5. 4. 2016

2016 Magnesia Litera winners announced

The two main awards go to Daniela Hodrová and Anna Bolavá.

News | 31. 3. 2016

Two Czech novels on the Reading Europe list published in The Guardian

The list of Europe’s best novels by independent UK publishers was compiled by Dedalus Books.

Awards | 29. 3. 2016

Jiří Theiner Award goes to Dr Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz

The professor emerita at the University of British Columbia will receive the award in May at Book World Prague.

Awards | 26. 3. 2016

‘The Pilot and the Little Prince’ shortlisted for the UK Literacy Association Book Award

Petr Sís’s biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry for children is nominated in the 7-11 category.

Invitation, News | 15. 3. 2016

The Czech Republic at the 2016 Leipzig Book Fair

Authors Jaroslav Rudiš, Petr Stančík, Milena Slavická, Jiří Dvořák and Jiří Padevět will present their latest books.

Awards | 11. 3. 2016

Czech Book Award longlist announced

The award aims to increase the number of translations of Czech literary fiction abroad.