Polica Dubova

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Jan Němec

Jan Němec, born 1981, graduated in Sociology from Masaryk University in Brno. He works as an editor at Host publishing house and Host literary monthly. For two years, Jan Němec was a chairman of Czech Writers Association (till the end of 2016).

photo by Anna Nádvorníková

OUTSTANDING AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2014 Czech Book Award
2014 European Union Prize for Literature 
2014 Shortlisted for Josef Škvorecký Prize and Magnesia Litera in the prose category

BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

Novels
2013 Dějiny světla / A History of Light 
2009 Hra pro čtyři ruce / A Play for Four Hands

Poetry
2007 První život / The First Life

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