Fantasy and business, the two paths of Hungarian literature in German lands
I don't know about you, but I have never thought of books and reading as a business. Reading means moments of peace and quiet, a time for reflection, a time to let your imagination soar, to nestle into an armchair, take refuge from the world, and bury yourself in the pages of a book.
Len Rix was awarded the Hungarian Golden Cross of Merit
On 25 October 2021, literary translator Len Rix was awarded the Hungarian Golden Cross of Merit at the Embassy of Hungary in London. Rix has translated major classics of Hungarian literature into English, including Antal Szerb’s novel Utas és holdvilág, or Journey by Moonlight, and Magda Szabó’s novel Az ajtó, or The Door.
The Petőfi Cultural Agency presents a new catalogue of graphic novels and crime fiction
The Petőfi Cultural Agency, which strives to foster interest in Hungarian literature abroad, has included the best Hungarian crime and graphic novels of the past decade in its English-language publication series, which won two prestigious prizes in the field of advertising last year.