Tag Archives: Sándor Jászberényi

B O D Y’s Saturday European Fiction: One year anniversary

B O D Y’s series of European fiction in translation, Saturday European Fiction, kicked off one year ago and has since seen the publication of short stories and novel excerpts from almost every country in Central and Eastern Europe as well as Spain, from authors young and old, living and dead, previously unpublished in English […]

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Sándor Jászberényi in B O D Y pt. 2

“Blood pounded in my temple, and my sweat turned cold. With nowhere else to go, I pressed my entire body against the fence, so hard that the chain links would leave their impression on my back. I couldn’t kill the bird. Our eyes locked, and we stared each other down. As I gazed into the […]

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Interview with author of ‘Keeping Bedlam at Bay in the Prague Café’

At Hungarian Literature Online there is an interview with Matt Henderson Ellis, whose novel Keeping Bedlam at Bay in the Prague Café was recently published by New Europe Books. The interview is titled “Prague kind of lends itself to neurosis,” which has instantly become my automated answer to the perpetual “Why did you move to […]

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Sándor Jászberényi in B O D Y

“The Blake Precept” by Sándor Jászberényi and translated by Matt Henderson Ellis is the first story in  Sunday European Fiction in B O D Y. The series will present short stories and novel excerpts in translation from all over Europe, especially of the great writers you probably haven’t heard enough about variety. There will be […]

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Literary roundup: Libya through Hungarian eyes, Akhmatova weighs in, and the dark marvelous

“Insallah,” he said, and took a long drag. “If NATO gives the green light, then we attack.” “Twins,” a story of the Libyan uprising from Hungarian writer and war correspondent Sándor Jászberényi is featured on Pilvax Magazine. And so yet another Central European writer has devoted his attention to the Arab/Islamic world without a peep […]

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