If you’re in Paris today, you can meet Varujan Vosganian at the launch of the French translation of his novel, “The Book of Whispers”. The original Romanian version (Cartea Soaptelor) can be found here. I see that Vosganian was in Prague last week for the Czech language launch. I’ve seen Persian, Spanish, Armenian and German language versions for sale, but so far, I can’t seem … Continue reading 2016 A Banner Year for Vosganian
You know it’s rather easy to criticize Romania (as I do myself often when it’s merited) but it’s also good to take a look at what Romania does right. As I mentioned in my (in)famous article, Black and Blue, the post-1989 Revolution government should be applauded for not taking the Latvian route of denying citizenship and full rights to many of its minorities. The Gypsies, … Continue reading Hey, Hey, We’re the Tiny but Respected and Protected Minorities!