At New Europe Books, Fall 2016 begins with readings
by Julia Ain-Krupa from her praised debut novel The Upright Heart :

  •     Tuesday, September 20, 7 PM: launch at Word Bookstore, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222. Tel: 718.383.0096. Free.
  •     Friday, September 23, 7 PM: Inquiring Minds Books, 65 Partition Street, Saugerties, NY 12477. Tel: 845.246.5775. Free.
  •     Saturday, September 24, 3 PM: The Bookstore, 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240. Tel: 413.637.3390. Free.
  •     Tuesday, September 27, 6 PM: Kosciuszko Foundation, 5 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065. Tel: 212.734.2130. Includes reception.    Admission: $10 members, $15 nonmembers)
  •    Saturday, October 8, 11 AM: The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe, 299 Main Street, Port Washington, NY 11050. Tel: 516-767-2650. Free.
  •     Sunday, October 16, 4 PM--Inquiring Minds Books, 6 Church Street, New Paltz, NY 12561. Tel: 845.255.8300. Free.

FALL 2015

Surya Green, author of
Once Upon a Yugoslavia

The Color of Smoke
BOOK LAUNCH--October 1, New York City
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Special guests included Geza Rohrig, lead actor in the Oscar-nominated film Son of Saul (Grand Prix, Cannes, 2015) and Jack Greenberg, civil rights lawyer (inc. Brown v Board of Education), former Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund,
and advocate for the Roma

Sándor Jászberényi, author of
The Devil Is a Black Dog
  • October 20 (Tuesday), 7 pm—Reading at the launch party of AGNI 82, Boston
  • October 22 (Thursday), 7 pmWater Street Books, Williamstown, MA (26 Water Street)
  • October 24 (Saturday, 3 pm), South Street Cafe, Bennington, VT
  • October 29 (Thursday; time tba)—10,000 Steps Hungarian Bookstore, New York, NY (516 East 11th Street, between Avenues A & B)
  • October 30 (Friday). The author meets with leading Hungarian academics in New York City. In Hungarian.


Tomek JankowskI, author of

Eastern Europe!

  • April 2 (Wednesday), 5-6 pm—Presentation at the Harvard Business School (Aldrich 107, Harvard Way, Soldiers Field, Boston, Massachusetts 02163). Hosted by the Emerging Europe Association.
  • May 3 (Saturday), 4 pm—Talking Leaves Books, Buffalo, New York (3158 Main Street)

FALL 2013

Grazyna Plebanek, author of

Illegal Liaisons
  • October 29 (Tuesday), 7 pm—Talking Leaves Books, Buffalo, New York (3158 Main Street)
  • October 31 (Thursday), 11 am—University of Illinois, Chicago; hosted by the Polish American Students' Association
  • October 31 (Thursday), 6 pm—The Seminary Co-operative Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago
  • November 1 (Friday), 6:30 pm—City Lit Books, 2523 North Kedzie Boulevard, Chicago
  • November 6 (Wednesday), 6 pm—Boston University, Center for the Study of Europe, "European Voices" series
  • November 7 (Thursday), 6:30 pmGreenpoint Library, Brooklyn, New York (107 Norman Avenue at Leonard Street)
  • November 11 (Monday), 8-10 pm—Franklin Park Reading Series (Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden, 618 St. John's Place: between Franklin and Classon Avenues, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11238)


M. Henderson Ellis, author of
Keeping Bedlam at Bay in the Prague Cafe

  • March 10 (Sunday), 2 pm—A Room of One’s Own bookstore (Madison, Wisconsin)
  • March 14 (Thursday), 7 pm—City Lit Books (Chicago, Illinois), reading with Katherine Shonk, author of Happy Now? and The Red Passport
  • March 15 (Friday), 3 pm—Three Crowns Writers group (Evanston, Illinois)
  • March 16 (Saturday), 4 pm—Ballou Café (Chicago, Illinois)
  • March 19 (Tuesday), 7 pm—Housing Works Bookstore & Café (Manhattan), reading with Arthur Phillips, author of Prague, The Egyptologist, and The Tragedy of Arthur
  • March 20 (Wednesday), 7 pm—Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden (Astoria/Queens), reading with Rosie Schaap, New York Times Magazine Drink columnist, author of Drinking with Men
  • March 21 (Thursday), 7 pm—Pete’s Candy Store (Williamsburg/Brooklyn), reading with Ann Hood, author of The Red Thread, The Knitting Circle, and Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine
  • March 27 (Wednesday), 7 pm—Bennington College (Bennington, Vermont)
  • March 29 (Friday), 7 pm—Northshire Bookstore (Manchester Center, Vermont)
  • March 30 (Saturday), 7 pm—Inquiring Minds Bookstore (New Paltz, New York)
  • April 1 (Monday)—Loomis Chaffee School (Windsor, Connecticut)
  • April 4 (Thursday), 7 pm—Water Street Books (Williamstown, Massachusetts)


Discussing Dystopia:
a roundtable discussion & reading of
Voyage to Kazohinia


Wednesday, June 6, 2012 @ 7 pm 
Consulate General of Hungary, New York, NY
Sponsored by the Balassi Institute (Hungarian Cultural Center)

In addition a short clip from Kazo, Gábor Zsigmond Papp’s documentary film on the novel—and a reading by actors Andrea Sooch and Adam Boncz—the centerpiece of the book launch was a panel discussion on dystopian literature past, present, and future. Moderated by novelist Edie Meidav (author of Lola, California and writer in residence at Bard College), the discussion featured guests including writers Benjamin Hale (author of The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore) and Anna North (author of America Pacifica), Gregory Moynahan (Associate Professor of History, Bard College), Francesco Crocco (Assistant Professor of English, Borough of Manhattan Community College), and Ralph Dumain (independent scholar, librarian, and creator of