Interview with Jirí Grusa

Context N°17 by Ana Lucic Jirí Grusa was born in 1938 in Pardubice, East Bohemia, in what is now the Czech Republic. After receiving a degree from Charles University in Prague in 1962, Grusa became involved with several literary magazines Read on! →

Interview with Patrik Ouredník

Context N°17 by Céline Bourhis Patrik Ouredník was born in Prague‚ but emigrated to France in 1984‚ where he still lives. He is the author of eight books‚ including fiction‚ essays‚ and poems. He is also the Czech translator of Read on! →


The Questionnaire

Originally circulated in Czechoslovakia in an underground edition of nineteen typewritten copies (which landed the author in jail for “initiating disorder”), The Questionnaire is Jirí Grusa’s internationally acclaimed masterpiece. Read on! →

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Context N°17

  • Reading Michal Ajvaz
  • Letter from France
  • Letter from Finland
  • Letter from Croatia
  • Interview with Jirí Grusa

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