Magnesia Litera IV
- Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
- When: March 29, 2017, 19:00 – 21:00
The Litera civic association presents an evening at the Václav Havel Library of readings by writers nominated in various categories in the annual Magnesia Litera book awards. Hosted by Pavel Mandys of Litera.
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A Word about Words – samizdat essay
„The point I am trying to make is that words are a mysterious, ambiguous, ambivalent and perfidious phenomenon. They can be rays of light in a realm of darkness, as Belinsky once described Ostrovsky’s Storm. They can also be lethal arrows. Worst or all, at times they can be one or the other. They can even be both at once!“
A Word about Words – samizdat essay, July 25, 1989