News and downloads

Press releases and announcements

  • Press release (.pdf) announcing release of Rustic Baroque in the United Kingdom
  • Press release (.pdf) announcing release of Rustic Baroque in the United States
  • Video (in Czech and English) of the panel discussion Collectivization – Restitution – Literature: Examining the themes of Rustic Baroque
  • Transcript of the video from the Collectivization – Restitution – Literature: Examining the themes of Rustic Baroque panel discussion
  • Czech and English transcript of the video from the Collectivization – Restitution – Literature: Examining the themes of Rustic Baroque panel discussion
  • Přepis videozáznamu panelové diskuze Kolektivizace – Restituce – Literatura: Zkoumání témat knihy Selský baroko
  • Český a anglický přepis videozáznamu panelové diskuze Kolektivizace – Restituce – Literatura: Zkoumání témat knihy Selský baroko
  • Real World Press in the media

    In English:

  • Melancholy Leaves from Democracy's Autumn Leaves – a short story from The Wooden Knife
  • An essay on Jiří Hájíček's inspiration in his personal history by Gale A. Kirking
  • The first pages of Rustic Baroque read by the translator Gale A. Kirking
  • A review of Rustic Baroque on "A Common Reader"
  • A review of Rustic Baroque by Booktrust.org
  • A review of Rustic Baroque in the Prague Post
  • An interview of Jiří Hájíček and Gale A. Kirking about Rustic Baroque in the Prague Post
  • An interview of Jiří Hájíček and Gale A. Kirking by Radio Prague in English (text and audio)
  • A review at the Czech Literature Portal
  • A short review of Rustic Baroque at the Brno Expat Centre
  • A review of Rustic Baroque by Ilona Pallasvuo

  • In Czech:

  • An interview with Jiří Hájíček and Gale A. Kirking, author and translator of Rustic Baroque by Deník Knihy (in Czech)
  • An interview with Gale A. Kirking about Rustic Baroque and his experience of an Americanin living in central Europe
  • An article announcing the publication of Rustic Baroque by Deník.cz
  • Samples of our books (in .pdf format)

  • Read a sample of Rustic Baroque, a novel by Jiří Hájíček
  • Read a sample of Untangling Bosnia and Hercegovina: A Search for Understanding