The Anthology of Azerbaijani Short Stories Published in Czechia
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) is pleased to announce that an anthology titled “Blonde Bride” (“Sarı Gəlin”) has been published in Czech Republic.
The publication that includes short stories by prominent classical and contemporary Azerbaijani authors is tailored to provide a full picture of Azerbaijani literature of the XX century starting with Abdurrahim Bey Hagverdiyev, the collection takes in, among others, Jalil Mammadguluzade, Suleyman Rahimov, Mir Jalal, Ali Valiyev, Enver Mammadkhanly, Anar, Aziza Jafarzade, Magsud Ibrahimbeyov, Yusif Samadoglu, Elchin, Isi Melikzade, Movlud Suleymanlı, Kamal Abdulla, Shahmar, Sara Nazirova, Rafig Taghi, Saday Budagly and Etimad Baskechid.
The author of the translation is Shabnam Asadova, and the editors are Ivana Bozdekhova and Klara Choulikova, Charles University, Prague.
Academician Nizami Jafarov is the author of the foreword to the anthology translated into Czech.
The book has been published at the Prague-based “Karolinum Press”, Publishing House with rich traditions.
The elegantly designed book is expected to be distributed among core libraries, universities and bookstores of Prague in the near future and presented to the scientific and literary community through promotional events and at the presentation ceremony.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Presented in Tbilisi
The presentation ceremony of the book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” dedicated to the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” and published by the leading Georgian “Merani” Publishing House has been held in Tbilisi. In her opening speech at the event launched in the large assembly hall of the Parliament of Georgia Makvala Gonashvili, the Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia and winner of the Rustaveli State Prize, spoke about Heydar Aliyev’s decisive role in the political, economic and social life of Georgia in the difficult periods of its history and energy projects thanks to which fundamental changes in the field of policy and economic realities in the region had been achieved. Then, Afag Masud, the Board Chair of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and People’s Writer took the floor.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Is Out
The book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founder of modern Azerbaijan, the world-famous political figure Heydar Aliyev, has been published in Tbilisi by the joint efforts of the Georgian intelligentsia and the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC).
New Level of Development of Russian-Azerbaijani Literary Relations
The presentation ceremony of the books “Little Hero” (F. Dostoyevsky) and “Chevengur” (A. Platonov) translated and published in the Azerbaijani language as part of the joint project of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and the Russian Institute for Literary Translation has taken place...