Well-known and less-known Hungarian cultural figures of the female sex elaborate their notions of female body experience across various styles from short fiction to intellectual autobiography, memoir, blog-diary, life-narrative, or hip-hop text.
A dethroned king with a dreamy nature and little aptitude in matters of finance goes into exile. – Szerb’s unduly underrated last novel, written in one of the darkest years of the last century and set in Europe in the “piping days of peace”, has been recently published in English by Pushkin Press.
The long list of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for 2008 has been announced. Péter Nádas' Own Death, an account of the writer's heart attack, with a hundred and sixty photos of one single tree taken by the author, is among the 137 books nominated by libraries the world over. – Zsófia Bán's review.
As the year-and-a-half-long Hungarian Cultural Season in Germany (Ungarischer Akzent) draws to a close, the Hungarian stand at the greatest book event in the world has some remarkable events in store for visitors of the fair.
"we sniffed our new friends out hungrily and tried to figure out exactly what everyone else was trying to figure out why they lived together was it like our neighbor innocently imagined that they were no more than colleagues or cousins for whom it was easier and cheaper together or was it because like us they were secret lovers"