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The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch: Conversation with K. Tučková & V. Firkusny

A virtual converstaion with the writer Kateřina Tučková and the translator Véronique Firkusny will take place on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 2 pm. The University of Chicago, in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, will present an English translation of Kateřina Tučková's novel Gerta as part of the CEERES of Voices Event Series.

The great news for contemporary Czech literature is that the novel with the original Czech title The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch  (Vyhnání Gerty Schnirch, Host 2019) by the young Czech author Kateřina Tučková is currently being published in the USA. The book even got into the selection of the New York Times focused on interesting translation books of the year  (along with the translation of another book by Bohumil Hrabal).


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