Prašina is a mysterious place: a dark island in the middle of glowing Prague. An extraordinarily exciting story familiar to Jaroslav Foglar's style.
The Only Story
Atlas of Forgetting
The book of the matters which we have forgotten, we wanted to forget, which had to be forgotten, and which we can not remember.
Dinner at the center of the earth
In a sense, it's a political thriller which becomes a metaphysical with features of magic realism or even a historical novel and then grows into a love story. And when you find yourself in this love story, you will find it an allegory.
The latest novel by Nicole Krauss about searching for meaning, transcendence, and where we really belong.
Everything I dont remember
Jonas Hassen Khemiri
A detective novel about finding the truth in the mosaic of different people talking about one person
Jorge Luis Borges
Strange truths and fables of the green world
This book is for all children who want more than a simple explanation and they often ask their parents: Why? Why are there ants on an acacia tree, why does nettle stings, why do onions makes eyes tear? Why do flowers need roots in the ground? What was the
Wandering through history presented on 80 large pages of abounding pictures and interesting facts.
Thousand Years Old Woman
Four stories about four courageous and yet invisible women from ancient times until present.
Almost the Same Size as the Universe
Jón Kalman Stefánsson
A family saga chronicles joy and pain, passion and suffering, loyalty and failure, life and death, proximity and astray, and love in its diverse forms.
The final book by Zygmunt Bauman.
What is life like in the world without paper books? In the world where they survive in museums or are used as barbecue charcoal at snobbish parties...
This Way to the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
Short stories by a man who had survived a death camp and later committed a suicide by gassing himself to death.
What is the limit of our lies?
Eight Percent of Nothing
New collection of the early short stories by the timeless Keret.
The invisible cities
Cities, their descriptions, stories and beautiful illustrations that accompany them. Everlasting classic book gets a new coat.
The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep
The Russian's journey to dictatorship and terror of the times of Yeltsin and Putin.
Tales through the telephone - audio
Interesting, funny, hilarious, crazy, made-up and making you to make things up fairy tales in a great interpretation by Richard Stanke, with Boris Lenko’s music.
The Noise of Time
A tribute from Barnes to Shostakovich: a composer, conformist and a toy in the hands of the powerful ones.
A Horse Walks into a Bar
The latest book by an Israeli author, master of words and a strong representative of his generation.
Tales through the telephone
Fairy tales about the fantastic, too big, miraculous, unjust and pointless world. Just like children would write them.
Fish have no feet
Jón Kalman Stefánsson
Novel Fiskarnir hafa enga fætur (in English “The fish have no feet”) is about searching, about a nation on the run from having to face itself, and a search for identity. Who are we, truly, and who do we want to be? Perhaps we never tell the whole truth, a
The Notebook, The Proof, The Third Lie
Fascinating story about the essence of being human in the stories of brothers - twins.
John Edward Williams
Novel about a farmer boy whose passion for words turns him into a professor of literature.
On a Day Like This
A story of a day like this when a teacher Andreas decides to change his life completely.
The book about vermin
Big book about small vermin.
Jerome David Salinger
Our old friend comes in new design and new translation
The Violent Bear It Away
One of the two novels of the very specific Flannery O'Connor.
Summer Light and Then Comes the Night
Jón Kalman Stefánsson
Poetic, exciting, philosophical and full of the special kind of atmosphere you can only find in literature written by the best Icelandic authors.
This should be written in the present tense
This should be written in the present tense. But it isn’t. Dorte should be at uni in Copenhagen. But she’s not. She should probably put some curtains up in her new place.And maybe stop sleeping with her neighbour’s boyfriend. Perhaps things don’t always w
A ship trapped in Arctic pack ice with a pregnant stowaway on board is the setting for an essentially psychological novel
Franny and Zooey
Jerome David Salinger
Franny and Zooey is a book by American author J. D. Salinger which comprises his short story "Franny" and novella Zooey.
The contemporary reality of Belarus, so much alike to the one of recent Slovakia.
Levels of Life
Elegant triptych of history, fiction, and memoir.
The fabric of the novel, which resembles battle canvases in its form and format, not only has an amazing scale – 50 chapters from the life of people from the mid-21st century, which fit into a jigsaw puzzle thanks to the tellurium and the ability to enter
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .
The Giver is a 1993 American children's novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a society which is at first presented as a utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian.
Continued thriller syndrome E. Main characters- Lieutenant Lucie Hennebelle and the Commissioner Franck Sharko meet again at a new case - they are looking for the key, bringing together several quite unrelated murders.
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
Jerome David Salinger
The single volume featuring two novellas by J. D. Salinger, which were previously published in The New Yorker
Seven Good Years
For six and a half years Etgar Keret has recorded his personal life, beginning with the birth of his first child and ending with his father's death. But Keret's sad-funny pieces tell much more than the story of his family and his career.
The Yellow Birds is the debut novel from American writer, poet, and Iraq war veteran Kevin Powers. It was one of The New York Times's 100 Most Notable Books of 2012 and a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. It was awarded the 2012 The Guardian F
Story of beleaguered detective Lucie Hennebelle, whose old friend has developed a case of spontaneous blindness after watching an extremely rare—and violent—film from the 1950s.
Man, Who Planted Trees
Book with a message of hope and meaning of life, vision and human nature.
A small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. And then
Set in northwest London, Zadie Smith’s brilliant tragicomic novel follows four locals—Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan.
In his quietly transfixing new memoir, Winter Journal, Paul Auster meditates on what it means for his mind, body, and creativity to experience the unforgiving passage of time.
The Christmas Mystery
The book, illustrated by Vlado Kráľ and translated by Milan Žitný will be published in november 2012.
The Sisters Brothers (2011) is a darkly comic, Western-inspired historical novel.
Affliction with the school
An original view of education and learning in an institution called school, with empathy for those, who sit in the classrooms.
Les femmes du braconnier
Common life of Sylvie Plath and Ted Hughes, couple of poets, which dramatically affected the world of modern literature. Fictionalized probe into the depths of their creation, marriage and his tragic end.
Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret’s new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent
The Sense of an Ending
The Sense of an Ending has the psychological and emotional depth and sophistication of Henry James at his best, and is a stunning new chapter in Julian Barnes's oeuvre.
Just like a musical stretto, Winter’s Journey summons - with formidable clarity and almost frightening density - all the themes that have occupied Elfriede Jelinek in the years and centuries gone by. In the process of addressing these, she has created one
The Empty Family
Exquisite and almost excruciating collection, set in present-day Ireland.
In Watermelon Sugar
iDEATH is a place where the sun shines a different colour every day and where people travel to the length of their dreams. Rejecting the violence and hate of the old gang at the Forgotten Works, they lead gentle lives in watermelon sugar.
To the End of the Land
To the End of the Land (original Hebrew title "Isha Borachat Mi’bsora" - "A woman Escapes from a Message") is a 2008 novel by Israeli writer David Grossman depicting the emotional strains that family members of soldiers experience when their loved ones ar
The Bridges of Hope
Elli's memoir of her experiences after Auschwitz will captivate readers as they follow her through heartache, frustration, adventure, excitement, love, and ultimately, triumph
Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions
Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions is a 1998 novel by Daniel Wallace. It was adapted into a film, Big Fish, in 2003 by Tim Burton
Luminous, passionate, expansive, an emotional tour de force
Last novel of the author of The History of Love. Again the good read.
There is Someone in the House
Choice of the short stories of a great contemporary Russian writer.
Authentic world of journalism in the big world, where an ordinary eye only hardly can see.
The novel, published in German in 1997, one of several for which the author was known when winning the Nobel in 2009,
On the Road
The Bible of the beat generation, one of the most important books of the last century.
The Encyclopaedia of the Russian Soul
Is it a novel, a historical essay, humorist book or - as the title says - an encyclopedia?
On the Road: Original Scrolls
The legendary 1951 scroll draft of On the Road, published as Kerouac originally composed it
Katherine Kressmann Taylor
One of the first literary works, which uncovered the true face of Nazi Germany to Americans.
Travels in the Scriptorium
Vintage of Paul Auster: mysterious texts, fluid identities, a hidden past, and, somewhere, an obscure tormentor.
When I was mortal
Masterful game of words, passion and tenderness, the harsh reality and dreamlike visions, but always powerful story with a surprising plot and unexpected denouement.
Zazie in the metro
Provincial pre-teenager Zazie stays in Paris with her Uncle Gabriel (a female impersonator) for two days, while her mother spends some time with her lover.
The History of Love
The second novel by the American writer Nicole Krauss, published in 2005. The book was a finalist for the Orange Prize for Fiction.
Jerome David Salinger
A collection of nine classic Salinger short stories.
The Sea Is My Brother
The Sea is My Brother is a novel by the American author Jack Kerouac, published in 2011. The novel was written in 1942 and remained unpublished throughout Kerouac's lifetime.
The Gift of Asher Lev
The Gift of Asher Lev is a novel by Chaim Potok, published in 1990. It is a sequel to Potok's novel My Name is Asher Lev (1972).
Old Men at Midnight
A trilogy of related novellas about a woman whose life touches three very different men—stories that encompass some of the profoundest themes of the twentieth century.
This new edition of America's iconic amendment reiterates the charming story of Tracy, who is since one day accompanied by a tiger.
My Name Is Asher Lev
A book about a difficult journey of the painter for his artistic dreams and deliverance from the grip of the Orthodox Jewish community.
The Education of Little Trees
The book is a retelling of stories from the life of an Indian boy, whose parents died and after that he lives with the grandparents, wise people of the Cherokee tribe.