In the criminal underworld of László Sepsi’s upcoming novel Territorium, talk never really was an option and violence comes with the territory.
American expat in Prague, Michael Stein recalls the various opportunities the haunted historic city confronted him with his Jewish heritage.
In this short story by András László, a nameless narrator recounts the grim tale of Károly Kósa Jr., Károly Kósa Sr. and the bloody axe.
A detective story with a touch of Czech humor, a “comic detective novel” by one of the most successful Czech crime writers.
Hungarian writer György Ferdinandy, who fled Hungary after 1956, reflects on a love story in this short essay translated by Márton Mészáros.
At Lăteşti Camp, a new arrival, Arinca, develops a reputation for her stormy love life, frequent escapes, and ability to find bodies.
Anton loves Marie, no doubt about it, but what’s a man to do without so much as a rejection, a disparaging glance? A unsettling tale by Thomas Raab.
In this dystopian, Hungarofuturist short story by Máté Makai, an investigative journalist follows a cell of time-travelling climate terrorists.
Two boys, of very different fates, consider friendship and cruelty in this short story by Hungarian writer Miklós György Száraz.