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The Stranger, the Tears, the Photograph, the Touch (Divine presence in Spain and Europe since 1500): a selection of pictures from this book was on display in the Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House until May 24.

The Last Superpower Summits is highly recommended by Choice. The book was presented on April 11 at the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies of The George Washington University.

House of a Thousand Floors  is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Finalist in the Science Fiction category. 

2017 Spring/Summer Catalog is available for download.

Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 15th-18th Centuries by Lech Mróz received honorable mention for the Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies.

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The Smell of Humans
A Memoir of the Holocaust in Hungary

Ernô Szép

"An author whose voice is well worth discovering."
- Slavonica, John D. Klier, University College London,

As well as providing a piece of distinctively Central European autobiographical literature, this detailed and imaginative short memoir is also an important document of the Holocaust in Hungary in 1944. The Smell of Humans relates the events following the German occupation of Hungary in March 1944, focusing on the author's own three week internment in a forced labour camp. This vivid and detailed portrayal of events reflects Hungary's, and indeed Europe's, historical legacy and reveals the voice of a man who remarkably harbored no bitterness in his soul.

Szép's tone is a meld of stupefaction and irony. Without overtly condemning or succumbing to despair, he describes a series of events along progressively grosser stages of infamy.

1994
204 pages
ISBN 978-1-85866-014-1 cloth $41.95 / €32.00 / £27.00
ISBN 978-1-85866-011-0 paperback $24.95 / €19.00 / £16.00

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