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
“Let me pay you for it then. How much does it cost?”
“Out of the question. I haven’t even decided on a price. It’s priceless,” he quipped awkwardly. “Anyway, it’s my pleasure, take it. In the end, what other joy does a writer have than giving to his readers?”
Feeling foolish, Evghenie is about to leave, holding the book.
“One moment, mister. Let me autograph it for you,” said the author, stopping him in his tracks.
Evghenie accepts the autograph, gives the writer an encouraging pat on the shoulder, shakes his hand heartily, casts a glance at his bicycle, and then goes back inside to pick up the album of wedding photographs...