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When Cards Run Bad February 5, 2010

Posted by New Europe Writers in From The Translator's Desk, What's New.
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An interview with Veronika Lukacs, translator of Iván Bächer’s short stories for Budapest Tales: Confirmation and Class Struggle.

Q: Can you tell us a bit about Iván Bächer and what attracted you to his writing?

A: He’s a journalist and prose-writer who carries on the century-old tradition of feuilleton writing. He describes with wit the ordinary quotidian Hungarian life, reviews books, or comments on political events – always with a bite in the tail. (more…)