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Václav Havel: Open Letters

The selection of Havel's 25 best essays written since 1965 as a fascinating chronicle of the development and ideas of the greatly admired Czechoslovakian dissident turned president. This book in available in our e-shop.

Václav Havel: Europe as Task. Selected Speeches

The collection of Václav Havel’s presidential speeches dealing with the topic of European integration. This book in available in our e-shop.

Diary entry for 5. December 2005, To the Castle and Back

„In short, Being has a memory. And thus even my insignificance – as a bourgeois child, a laboratory assistant, a soldier, a stagehand, a playwright, a dissident, a prisoner, a president, a pensioner, a public phenomenon, and a hermit, an alleged hero but secretly a bundle of nerves – will remain here for ever, or rather not here, but somewhere. But not, however, elsewhere. Somewhere here.“

Václav Havel:
Diary entry for 5. December 2005, To the Castle and Back, 2006

Václav Havel’s Prague