New entries on our website
New writers and books have been added on our website: Dan Alexe – Pantere parfumate / Perfumed Panthers, Adrian Alui Gheorghe – Zugzwang sau Strada cu o singura iesire / Zugzwang or Dead-End Street,... read more
Romania, guest of honour at the Leipzig Bookfair 2018
Romania is the guest of honour at the Leipzig International Bookfair, on March 15-18, 2018. The following Romanian writers published by Polirom are present at the event: Gabriela Adamesteanu, Lavinia Braniste, Bogdan... read more
THE GHOST OF A MAN in love haunts Europe, on the trail of a married woman. From Barcelona to Leghorn, from Naples to Villefranche-sur-Mer, he follows me like a shadow, a mad Romanian on the faint trail of an adulterous Spanish woman. Our love was linked to water, to a dyke on the Cantabrian Sea, to six anchors he saw against the sky, to Mediterranean cruises. While the Tinto Brass Band and I were thrilling audiences in the concert room, Adrian was on the train, or in a bus, or somewhere on an aeroplane, always on my trail, trails of foam and salt that did not dissolve on the shore, but took on life precisely there...