Books by George Konrád

A GUEST IN MY OWN COUNTRY by George Konrád
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 24, 2007

"Still, a valuable and absorbing chronicle of a terrible ordeal and of the transcendent courage shown by both its survivors and its victims."
A notable European intellectual's path from persecution, exile and privation to the status of spokesman for his embattled country's resiliency. Read full book review >
STONEDIAL by George Konrád
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"A grinding, hectoring, occasionally sluggish novel of ideas that demands and, for the most part, repays close attention."
Konrád, a former President of PEN International, is the Hungarian author of such near-classic introverted political fiction as The Case Worker (1974) and The Loser (1982). Read full book review >
A FEAST IN THE GARDEN by George Konrád
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"Not for every taste, but consistently impressive."
Here, Hungarian writer Konr†d (The Loser 1984; The City Builder, 1977, etc.) unburdens himself of even the illusion of straightforward narrative in favor of refracting an ur-Central European intellectual, one David Kobra, into distributed fragments of anecdote, essay, and sour rhapsody: ``The young writer is afraid that his own small bag of goods is not a subject for literature. Read full book review >