Other Central Europe

The Bone Fire

The Bone Fire

Dragomán, György ; Mulzet, Ott

A New York Times Editors' Choice

"Anything can happen in The Bone Fire--and everything does. Dragomán puts us in the middle...

February 23, 2021
480 Pages
Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to t
Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor writes about walking from Hungary to the Balkans.

The journey that Patrick Leigh...

October 3, 2005
New York Review of Books
264 Pages
Fodors Budapest: With the Danube Bend & Other Highlights of Hungary

Whether you want to soak in a thermal bath, cruise the Danube River, or walk the Chain Bridge, the local Fodor's travel experts in Budapest are here to help! Fodor's Budapest guidebook...

July 6, 2021
Fodor's Travel Publications
Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar

Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar

Hilmes, Oliver ; Spencer, Stew
An engrossing new biography of Franz Liszt, the musical revolutionary who became the world's first international megastar

"Makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of Liszt as...

January 9, 2018
Yale University Press


Karinthy, Ferenc ; Szirtes, Ge

"A Central European classic to be discovered and relished."--Eva Hoffman

"A stunning novel. Funny, nightmarish and jubilant."--Libération

Although it took almost 40 years for...

October 1, 2008
Telegram Books
Chasing Homer

Chasing Homer

Krasznahorkai, László
In this thrilling chase narrative, a hunted being escapes certain death at breakneck speed--careening through Europe, heading blindly South. Faster and faster, escaping the assassins, our...
November 2, 2021
New Directions Publishing Corporation
96 Pages
The Hungarians: A Thousand Years of Victory in Defeat

An updated new edition of a classic history of the Hungarians from their earliest origins to today

In this absorbing and comprehensive history, Paul Lendvai tells the fascinating story...

March 2, 2021
Princeton University Press
592 Pages
Budapest 1900

Budapest 1900

Lukacs, John
Lukacs's book is a lyrical, sometimes dazzling, never merely nostalgic evocation of a glorious period in the city's history. . . . {His} true sympathy lies . . . not with the famous expatriates, but...
February 1, 1994
Grove Press
The Invisible Bridge

The Invisible Bridge

Orringer, Julie

Paris, 1937. Andras Lévi, a Hungarian-Jewish architecture student, arrives from Budapest with a scholarship, a single suitcase, and a mysterious letter he promised to deliver. But when he falls...

January 25, 2011

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