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London launch for new Petra Hůlová translation

Three Plastic Rooms, a new English translation of the novel Umělohmotný třípokoj by Petra Hůlová, has just been published. Marking the book’s official launch, the author spoke at an event attended by local aficionados of Czech literature in London this week.

 
 
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Film producer Rick McCallum on the…

Producer Rick McCallum is nothing less than a legend in the film business, known for his many years with Lucasfilm and…

 
 
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A major event for lovers of Czechoslovak cinema at this year’s Karlovy Vary film festival has been the world premiere…

 
 
 
 
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