Books by Karel Capek

THE LITTLE GIRL WHO COULD FLY by Karel Capek
by Karel Capek, adapted and illustrated by Elite-Avni-Sharon, developed by Yellow Pixie
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"It's an adaptation that manages a tricky balance between heartfelt and hokey within an app that has a distinctive look and feel. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A softened-up adaptation of Czech writer Capek's short story, "The Man Who Knew How to Fly," this cheerily illustrated app still manages to convey a sense of what's lost when we leave childhood. Read full book review >
CROSS ROADS by Karel Capek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"This replete volume offers further proof, if any were needed, of a still-underrated great writer's distinctive versatility, creative energy, and humanity."
Catbird's latest offering (the seventh so far) of the work of the eminent Czech writer (1890-1938) presents the full contents of two early story collections. Read full book review >
APOCRYPHAL TALES by Karel Capek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1997

"Jesus' miracle of the loaves and fishes are only two of the deadpan surprises to be found in an unfailingly delightful book."
Apocryphal Tales ($13.95 paperback original; June 15, 1997; 199 pp.; 0-945774-34-6): Though not enough readers in the English-speaking world know it, the great Czech writer (18901938) rivals D.H. Lawrence and even arguably Chekhov for the amount of work of sustained excellence produced during a tragically brief lifetime. Read full book review >
TALES FROM TWO POCKETS by Karel Capek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

Newly translated stories by noted Czech author apek (1890- 1938) use the mystery form to explore such issues as fate, mortality, and the nature of justice. Read full book review >