Tuesday, 14 August 2018

The Guardian

Jan Švankmajer: Puppets and politics

The Guardian |
6 December 2011

Surreal, grotesque and censor-baiting, Jan Švankmajer's films have been getting him into trouble for years.

Not only here for the beer: Moravia, the Czech Republic's wine region

The Guardian |
10 November 2011

The Czech wine season bursts into life this week, giving our writer the perfect excuse to head to the region of Moravia to sample this year's harvest.

Wimbledon 2011: Petra Kvitová beats Victoria Azarenka for final place

The Guardian |
1 July 2011

Petra Kvitová became the first left-handed player to reach a Wimbledon ladies' singles final since her compatriot and idol Martina Navrátilová in 1994, by defeating Victoria Azarenka.

How to dodge the stodge in Prague

The Guardian |
15 November 2010

Czech cuisine used to be all about dumplings. But a gourmet revolution is now turning the capital into a foodie destination.

Havel denounces 'atheist civilisation'

The Guardian |
14 October 2010

Václav Havel, the Czech playwright and politician, has attacked the emptiness and 'atheism' of consumer society.

Encounter: Essays by Milan Kundera

The Guardian |
23 August 2010

Milan Kundera's exhumed essays cast a spell with their insights into creativity, writes Geoff Dyer.

Czech out the prices in Brno

The Guardian |
21 June 2010

In pretty Brno, the Czech Republic's second city, prices, and crowds, are a fraction of Prague's.

Gargling with Tar by Jáchym Topol, translated by David Short

The Guardian |
3 May 2010

The Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia is given a dramatic reworking.

Tomáš Berdych defeats Roger Federer

The Guardian |
31 March 2010

Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat in the fourth round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami as Tomáš Berdych triumphed 6-4 6-7(3/7) 7-6(8/6).

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