New Year’s message

I wish the new year a cool head worldwide, clear mind, bold thinking and the protection of human rights and freedoms. The truth at this time is so hazy and hidden, and the lie so … Read more »

Číst Havla/Reading Havel

Reading Havel

In the frame of the project Reading Havel, Radka Denemarková shared her thoughts on Václav Havel and read an excerpt of his essay A Word about Words. The aim of the project READING HAVEL is … Read more »

Konference v počest Ivana M. Havla 11. 11. 2021

Conference in honour of Ivan M. Havel

Radka Denemarková attends a conference in honor of Ivan M. Havel. Ivan M. Havel (October 11, 1938–25 April 2021) was a man of many interests, his strength consisting, among other things, in his ability to … Read more »

Radka Denemarková: Spací vady jako audiokniha

Sleeping Disorders now available as audiobook!

The black comedy Sleeping Disorders (Spací vady, 2012) is now available as audiobook! Czech language version Read by: Taťjana Medvecká, Jitka Ježková a Lucie Pernetová More information: https://www.supraphonline.cz/album/660130-denemarkova-spaci-vady/cd-mp3 Buy

Radka Denemarková (Knjige pod jelkami, 17. 12. 2020)

Literature can give a voice to people who do not have a voice

As part of the ‘Authors and Writers’ interview series presented by Slovenian translator Tatjana Jamnik, Czech writer Radka Denemarková speaks about her work, her relationship with demanding literature, reading and readers, human rights and spiritual poverty. Online discussion: … Read more »

Literature on the Border (video)

Radka Denemarková′s literary work, considered – quite rightly – one of the most remarkable Czech authors, has been translated into more than twenty languages. Polish readers can get acquainted with her works for many years thanks to the translator Olga Czernikow. Moderator: Agata Wróbel. Czech subtitles.

Dopis Radky Denemarkové Sjarheji Cichanouskému

Letter to Siarhei Tsikhanouski

Dear Siarhei Tsikhanouski, You are a living portrait of defiance and pride for me. What was considered unthinkable and unpronounceable yesterday has become a reality in a short time. Humanity and human rights, freedom and … Read more »

Reading: Zürich liest (German)

Radka Denemarková reading from her novel Money from Hitler.

Three women, three books, and a brunch

The writers Radka Denemarková, Evelina Lambreva Jecker and Lea Catrina read from their books, the host is Dana Grigorcea.

The brunch is part of the monthly benefit readings that Dana Grigorcea has been holding in Zurich for the last five years for the benefit of the refugees.

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Protest in support for Polish women, Zurich (Radka Denemarková)

Control over women’s bodies

The struggle of women in Poland, which these days are demonstrating against the return to the Middle Ages, is a struggle of all women in the world. It is a fight for human rights. Hours … Read more »

Božená Němcová (foto Jan Vilímek)

Božena Němcová on Freedom

“Freedom does not grow on a hillside, it is not walled up somewhere, it is not held in custody so that its shackles can be torn, you do not invoke freedom, and where it grows, … Read more »

The Hours of Lead in English

The Asymptote Journal published a short fragment of Radka Denemarkova´s newest book „Hours of Lead“.  

Příspěvek k dějinám radosti & Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Freude (foto: Radka Denemarková)

Radka Denemarková at the Leipzig Book Fair

The Czech Republic is the leading Participant at Leipzig Book Fair 2019. We bring you an overview of events attended by Radka Denemarková. March 21st, 2019 (10:15 AM – 11 AM) Radka Denemarková: A Contribution … Read more »

Radka Denemarková: Hodiny z olova

Interview in Respekt weekly

A comprehensive interview with Kateřina Mázdrová was published in Czech magazine Respekt (05.01.2019). Not only about the new novel Hodiny z olova / Hours of Lead. „The book is written from the perspective of my experiences while staying in … Read more »

Information about events with RD on Facebook!

Dear readers, for current information about Radka Denemarková’s literary evenings, readings, discussions, etc., please visit the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/radkaden/