Jakub Prochazka, the Czech hero of Jaroslav Kalfar’s first novel, is an astronaut who has left a lot of baggage back on Earth. He is the shining hope of an entire nation, the biggest celebrity in his home country, so excruciatingly aware that his endeavor “will carry the soul of the republic to the stars”.
If you do not have a copy, stop by the American Center to pick up yours today! You can also find copies of the book (in both Czech and English) at the Municipal Library Prague (Městská knihovna Praha).
The program will be in English