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A Reading for Josef Škvorecký

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  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: January 4, 2018, 17:00 – 22:00

Josef Škvorecký, one of the most important post-war Czech writers and the founder of the exile publishing house ‘68 Publishers, died six years ago, on 3 January 2012. A host of personalities, aficionados of his work, experts and readers will read from his books.

Introduced by Michael Žantovský.

In cooperation with the Josef Škvorecký Society and the PEN Club.

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Diary entry for 15 April 2005, To the Castle and Back

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