Tag Archives: Petra Hůlová

Interview: Petra Hůlová – Transitions

Czech writer Petra Hůlová recently published her novel The Movement in an English translation by Alex Zucker. I took the occasion to ask her about the origins of the book, the critical reaction to the oppressive feminist dystopia she imagined and what distinguishes it from the staples of the genre like, The Handmaid’s Tale, among […]

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Czesław Miłosz at 100

Is the poet who engaged in grimace contests being fixed into the useful image of a European literary saint? The centenary of Czesław Miłosz falls on June 30 of this year amidst a more than yearlong array of festivals, readings, official declarations and celebrations stretching from the poet’s birthplace in Lithuania to Poland and the […]

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Prague Writers’ Festival 2011 preview

Link: Prague Writers’ Festival about to get underway The 21st Prague Writers’ Festival boasts the presence of Don DeLillo, Derek Walcott, Junot Díaz and a host of Czech and international writers coming to take part in readings, discussions, book signings and more. DeLillo will be reading a text from Falling Man specially edited for the […]

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