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
All the townsfolk were taking quinine, against the fever. The wretched river water that ran through the town, and which, in the summer, used to dry up, was undrinkable, and they said that it gave you malaria. As for the well water in Medgidia, they said the same thing. Mihalache the pharmacist had brought out a leaflet, The Causes of Paludism, which languished unsold in his shop, even after he added in ink on the cover: “How we can avoid the fever.” ...