Books by Iva Pekárková

THE WORLD IS ROUND by Iva Pekárková
Released: July 1, 1994

"A novel that reads like a memoir—and a curiously abstract one at that, despite its origins in teeming disadvantage."
Czech ÇmigrÇ Pek†rkov†, author of Truck Stop Rainbows (1992), spins a contemporary tale of life in an Austrian refugee camp. Read full book review >
TRUCK STOP RAINBOWS by Iva Pekárková
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"The determined and spangled preenings that Pek†rkov† has her character perform are against this backdrop—and the contrast is notable."
A first novel from the Czech-born Pek†rkov†, now an N.Y.C. cabdriver, follows the story of 25-year-old Prague resident Fialka- -a part-time student, part-time nature photographer (specializing in deformed flowers and other oddities), and more-than-occasional hitchhiker— who is determined to go her own way. Read full book review >