The Other City

Michal Ajvaz (Author) Gerald Turner (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date
June 11, 2009
Pages
168
Dimensions
5.5 X 7.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781564784919
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About the Author

Michal Ajvaz is a Czech novelist, essayist, poet, and translator. In 2005, he was awarded the Jaroslav Seifert Prize for his novel Pra?zdne? ulice (Empty Streets). He is a researcher at Prague's Center for Theoretical Studies. In addition to fiction, he has published an essay on Derrida, a book-length meditation on Borges, and a philosophical study on the act of seeing.
Gerald Turner is a translator of Czech and was personal translator to VΓ‘clav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic.

Reviews

"Reading such a world means stepping inside it, letting it infect you, bruise, scrape, poison and obsess you."--Jonathan Bolton, "CONTEXT"