Romania, guest of honour at the Salon du Livre, Paris 2013
Romania will be the guest of honour at the Salon du Livre (Paris 2013 International Book Fair) to be held in Paris on March 22-25, 2013. The following Romanian writers published by Polirom or Cartea romaneasca are... read more
Romanian writers at the Jerusalem Book Fair 2013
Between 10th and 15th of February, four Romanian writers published by Polirom or Cartea Romaneasca will be present al the Jerusalem Book Fair 2013: Varujan Vosganian, Vasile Ernu, Lucian Dan Teodorovici,... read more
They exchange all kinds of lewd remarks, thus mocking the prisoners who are at the height of despair. They pretend not to hear the groans and shouts of agony from the ‘goods’ they are transporting and which they call ‘herring.’ After the locomotive refills with water and coal, the train sets off. And so it happens again, at every stop. Withdrawn in their compartments, the soldiers eat herrings, olives and even Manchurian caviar.