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Václav Havel: Open Letters

The selection of Havel's 25 best essays written since 1965 as a fascinating chronicle of the development and ideas of the greatly admired Czechoslovakian dissident turned president. This book in available in our e-shop.

Václav Havel: Europe as Task. Selected Speeches

The collection of Václav Havel’s presidential speeches dealing with the topic of European integration. This book in available in our e-shop.

The Czech Fate – essay

„I don’t believe in that Fate at all and I think that in the first instance we are engineers of our own fate… After all, what happened did not happen because we are Czechs and Czechs always have to suffer at the hands of their neighbours (because that is their “Czech Fate”), but for quite different , more specific reasons.“

Václav Havel:
The Czech Fate – essay, February 1969

Václav Havel’s Prague