Book review: Gottland

Polish book about Czechness is finally available in English On the pages of Gottland: Mostly True Stories From Half of Czechoslovakia, a renowned Polish journalist, Mariusz Szczygiel, makes a trip to what is now called the Czech Republic and takes a closer look at how the 20th century treated the little Czech nation. Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia By Mariusz Szczygiel (Author), Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translator) Melville House, 288 pages Available from online retailers and bookstores To find out, he follows the (mis)fortunes of several Czech individuals, whose stories are often as peculiar as that of Gregor Samsa, … Continue reading Book review: Gottland