Alex Zucker

Translation, Editing, Communications

Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street

This rediscovered gem of Czech literature, a crime novel by renowned Holocaust memoirist Heda Margolius Kovály, depicts a chilling moment in history, redolent with the stifling atmosphere of political and personal oppression of the early days of Communist Czechoslovakia.

Reviews, Interviews, Writings

Selected Works

Fiction
“. . . a book sure to dazzle and please a great many readers.” – Wall Street Journal
“. . . should help to cement Jáchym Topol’s reputation as one of the most original and compelling European voices at work today.”
Times Literary Supplement
“. . . a gleeful skewering of the Czech national character and a character-rich, dialogue-sassy send-up colored by a lingering Communist legacy.”
Publishers Weekly
“. . . an acutely observed account — compelling despite its grimness — of the lives of its semi-nomadic subjects.”
Times Literary Supplement