Turbulence

12 August 2020 | By David Szalay | Filed in: hungary.

From the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of All That Man Is, a stunning, virtuosic novel about twelve people, mostly strangers, and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of the next as they cross paths while in transit around the world n nA woman strikes up a conversati

The Enlightenment of Bees

12 August 2020 | By Rachel Linden | Filed in: hungary.

Rachel Linden s newest contemporary women s fiction story speaks to the universal struggle of what it means to live a meaningful life where the passions we have meet the needs of the world n nAt 26, idealistic baker Mia West has her entire life planned out a Craftsman cottage in Seattle, baking at T

Travel Light, Move Fast

12 August 2020 | By Alexandra Fuller | Filed in: hungary.

From bestselling author Alexandra Fuller, the utterly original story of her father, Tim Fuller, and a deeply felt tribute to a life well livedSix months before he died in Budapest, Tim Fuller turned to his daughter Let me tell you the secret to life right now, in case I suddenly give up the ghost.

Strangers in Budapest

12 August 2020 | By Jessica Keener | Filed in: hungary.

Budapest gorgeous city of secrets, with ties to a shadowy, bloody past It is to this enigmatic European capital that a young American couple, Annie and Will, move from Boston with their infant son shortly after the fall of the Communist regime For Annie, it is an effort to escape the ghosts that

Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming

12 August 2020 | By László Krasznahorkai | Filed in: hungary.

Set in contemporary times, Baron Wenckheim s Homecoming tells the story of a Prince Myshkin like figure, Baron Bela Wenckheim, who decides to return at the end of his life to the provincial Hungarian town of his birth Having escaped from his many casino debts in Buenos Aires, where he was living in

In the Darkroom

12 August 2020 | By Susan Faludi | Filed in: hungary.

From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age n n In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father T

Memento Park

12 August 2020 | By Mark Sarvas | Filed in: hungary.

A son learns about his father than he ever could have imagined when a mysterious piece of art is unexpectedly restored to him n nAfter receiving an unexpected call from the Australian consulate, Matt Santos becomes aware of a painting that he believes was looted from his family in Hungary during

Wolf Country

12 August 2020 | By Tünde Farrand | Filed in: hungary.

London, 2050 The socio economic crisis of recent decades is over and consumerism is thriving n nOwnership of land outside the city is the preserve of a tiny elite, and the rest of the population must spend to earn a Right to Reside Ageing has been abolished thanks to a radical new approach, replaci

The Habsburg Empire: A New History

12 August 2020 | By Pieter M. Judson | Filed in: hungary.

In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans Across divides of language, religion, region, and history, ordinary women and men felt a common attachment to their empire, while bureaucrats, soldi

Orbán: Europe's New Strongman

12 August 2020 | By Paul Lendvai | Filed in: hungary.

Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orb n has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and super rich oligarchy More than any other EU leader, he wields undisputed power over his people n nOrb n s ambit

A vége

12 August 2020 | By Attila Bartis | Filed in: hungary.

Egy fotogr fus t rt nete, aki Nem egy f rfi t rt nete, aki Nem egy szerelem t rt nete, ami Vagy t bb szerelem t rt nete, amik egym ssal Vagy egy orsz g t rt nete, ami Na hagyjuk Ez a reg ny megad mindent, amit egy reg ny adhat igazs got, szintes get, atmoszf r t, mes t Meg mindehhez m g

The Manhattan Project

12 August 2020 | By László Krasznahorkai | Filed in: hungary.

Internationally celebrated Hungarian novelist L szl Krasznahorkai has been heralded by Susan Sontag as the Hungarian master of the apocalypse and compared favorably to Gogol by W G Sebald A new work by Krasznahorkai is always an event, and The Manhattan Project is no less As part of Krasznaho

The Door

12 August 2020 | By Magda Szabó | Filed in: hungary.

A busy young writer struggling to cope with domestic chores, hires a housekeeper recommended by a friend The housekeeper s reputation is one built on dependable efficiency, though she is something of an oddity Stubborn, foul mouthed and with a flagrant disregard for her employer s opinions she may

Embers

12 August 2020 | By Sándor Márai | Filed in: hungary.

Originally published in 1942 and now rediscovered to international acclaim, this taut and exquisitely structured novel by the Hungarian master Sandor Marai conjures the melancholy glamour of a decaying empire and the disillusioned wisdom of its last heirs In a secluded woodland castle an old Genera

Fatelessness

12 August 2020 | By Imre Kertész | Filed in: hungary.

At the age of 14 Georg Koves is plucked from his home in a Jewish section of Budapest and without any particular malice, placed on a train to Auschwitz He does not understand the reason for his fate He doesn t particularly think of himself as Jewish And his fellow prisoners, who decry his lack of

The Invisible Bridge

12 August 2020 | By Julie Orringer | Filed in: hungary.

A grand love story and an epic tale of three brothers whose lives are torn apart by war.Paris, 1937 Andras L vi, a Hungarian Jewish architecture student, arrives from Budapest with a scholarship, a single suitcase, and a mysterious letter he has promised to deliver to C Morgenstern on the rue de S