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dale-estey's picture
Oct.01.2013
Alas, this anthology (and an introduction to new readers) is only in Czech. Well, alas for those of us who don't read Czech. Kafka himself was conversant in the language and wrote some of his non-fiction in Czech. At any rate, the more Kafka the better. We can hope it will not be too far from an...
eve-kushner's picture
Jul.19.2013
お久しぶり(おひさしぶり)ですね! It's been awhile! I'm slowly reimmersing myself in kanji matters after a nine-day vacation in Europe. My husband and I visited Berlin, Prague, and Vienna with brief stops in Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, and Munich. (In Berlin we enjoyed meeting Rajorshi De, occasional winner of...
eve-kushner's picture
Jul.19.2013
お久しぶり(おひさしぶり)ですね! It's been awhile! I'm slowly reimmersing myself in kanji matters after a nine-day vacation in Europe. My husband and I visited Berlin, Prague, and Vienna with brief stops in Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, and Munich. (In Berlin we enjoyed meeting Rajorshi De, occasional winner of...
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Oct.11.2012
When I was eight, in 1963, my family spent a year in a French village where I was immured daily in a one-room schoolhouse with 20 French-speaking children and an iron-fisted but loving maitresse who knew only the words yes, non, and sank ewe verry mooch. At home, I read Tartine comic books, and...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.07.2012
I had some very brief dealings with  Josef Škvorecký, and was  much taken by anyone who would take a quote of Stalin as a title of one of his books.    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Czech writer, publisher Josef Škvorecký dies   Josef Škvorecký, the prolific novelist,...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.06.2011
  Václav Havel, photo: ISIFA/Lidové noviny, Tomáš Krist by JanRichter Former Czech president and playwright Václav Havel on Wednesday turns 75. Hundreds of people from the Czech Republic and abroad have sent well-wishes to the man who has become a symbol of his nation’s yearning for freedom...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.28.2011
Bible with Dali´s illustrations published in Czech Republic   Prague - An original version of the Bible with illustration by Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali has been published in the Czech Republic and a copy is to cost almost 77,000 crowns, Denisa Novotna, from the publisher´s, told...
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Apr.27.2011
'The Good Soldier Švejk' The world renowned writer and ‘folk hero’ Jaroslav Hašek  by Coilin O'Connor The Czech writer Jaroslav Hašek is best known today for his hilarious anti-war novel The Good Soldier Švejk. Hašek’s own biography, however, is perhaps just as farcical and action-packed as his...