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European Literature Night 2014

European Literature Night takes place May 14 in cities throughout Europe, with readings, performances, panel discussions and more. Prague’s Literature Night will take place in Žižkov and includes work from writers near and far, as well as a former classmate of mine from university who I’m willing to bet large amounts of money doesn’t remember […]

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Book World 2012: exploring Black Sea literature

Book World Prague takes a plunge into Black Sea literature, opening up literary vistas barely known to international audiences The guest of honor at this year’s book fair is Romania, and according to Book World Prague (BWP) director Dana Kalinová, this gave them an opportunity to make a broader presentation of writing from other countries […]

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Kája Saudek – the king of Czech comics

Czech graphic artist Kája Saudek finally gets his due with new Prague museum The artistic style is unmistakable to Czech eyes: cowboys, aliens, machine gun-toting gangsters, stylish super cars and an abundance of scantily-clad, big-breasted women. With the opening of Kája Saudek Comics Museum off of Prague’s Wenceslas Square, the artist’s work will gain the […]

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Komiksfest 2011 in Prague

A preview of Komiksfest 2011 on Czech Position. The festival features guests such as Pascal Rabaté, Dave McKean, Anke Feuchtenberger, Konstantin Komardin, Dario Adanti and Paco Roca. Hopefully, I will have some interviews up next week. Read the full article here … Photos – 1) From Ibicus by Pascal Rabaté, 2) Black Holes by Dave McKean, […]

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Alois Nebel: Czech history in B&W

An innovative animated film shows often dark passages of Czech history through the eyes of a small-town stationmaster At a press conference presenting the film “Alois Nebel,” Jaroslav Rudiš recounted how he and co-writer Jaromír 99 (the pen name of Jaromír Švejdík) came up with the original idea for the comic on an autumn evening […]

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The Sorrowful Putto of Prague

An interview with the creator of the comicbook Baroque anti-hero Xavier of the House of the Sorrowful Snows Since 1989 and the reemergence of Prague on the world stage, the city has become ever more closely linked with its Baroque artistic heritage. Write a novel that takes place in Prague and chances are the book […]

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