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Vášáryová, Brožová: She-Wolf

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  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: October 6, 2017, 19:00 – 21:00

Vlčice (She-Wolf) is a book by Karel Hvížďala of interviews with Magda Vášáryová (a candidate for the Slovak presidency, among other things) and Iva Brožová (winner of a dispute with the Czech president, among other things). The author borrowed the title from English history, where clever, ambitious and diplomatically adroit queens were dubbed she-wolves.

The book will be “baptised” by Lenka Bradáčová, while Dáša Vokatá and Oldřich Kaiser will provide musical accompaniment.

Renata Klusáková will moderate the evening and host a talk with the two women.

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Václav Havel:
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