Jantar Publishing

Jantar publishes high quality English translations of literature written in the languages of Central and East Europe. Accompanying each text is an introduction written by an academic or critic that aims to explain the wider cultural context for the benefit of non-specialist readers.

Gypsies
Karel Hynek Mácha
Trans. Geoffrey Chew
Three Plastic Rooms
Petra Hůlová
Trans. Alex Zucker
Burying the Season
Antonín Bajaja
Trans. David Short
Bliss was it in Bohemia
Michal Viewegh
Trans. David Short
GraveLarks
Jan Křesadlo
Trans. Václav Z J Pinkava
A Kingdom of Souls
Daniela Hodrová
Trans. Véronique Firkusny, Elena Sokol
Prague. I see a city…
Daniela Hodrová
Trans. David Short
Three Faces of an Angel
Jiří Pehe
Trans. Gerald Turner
Kytice
Karel Jaromír Erben
Trans. Susan Reynolds
The Angel-maker
Michal Mareš
Trans. David Short

Title Author Year Translator
Gypsies Karel Hynek Mácha 2019 Geoffrey Chew
Three Plastic Rooms Petra Hůlová 2017 Alex Zucker
Burying the Season Antonín Bajaja 2016 David Short
Bliss was it in Bohemia Michal Viewegh 2015 David Short
GraveLarks Jan Křesadlo 2015 Václav Z J Pinkava
A Kingdom of Souls Daniela Hodrová 2015 Véronique Firkusny, Elena Sokol
Prague. I see a city… Daniela Hodrová 2015 David Short
Three Faces of an Angel Jiří Pehe 2014 Gerald Turner
Kytice Karel Jaromír Erben 2014 Susan Reynolds
The Angel-maker Michal Mareš 2011 David Short