Angels, Adolescents and Trucks: New Romanian Books in English

12/04/2016 @ Waterstones, 203-206 Piccadilly, London W1J9HD

The latest Romanian books in English are presented in a special event hosted by Waterstones Piccadilly, the flagship London bookshop and the biggest bookstore in Europe. The event brings together authors Ruxandra Cesereanu (‘Angelus’, Lavender Ink) and Dumitru Ṭepeneag (‘The Bulgarian Truck’, Dalkey Archive Press), translator Alistair Ian Blyth, editors Susan Curtis Kojakovic (Mircea Eliade, ‘Diary of a Short-Sighted Adolescent’, Istros Books) and Ramona Mitrică (Augustin Buzura, ‘Report on the State of Loneliness’, Profusion Books), as well as publisher John O'Brien, the founder of Dalkey Archive Press.

Join us to celebrate the very best of recent Romanian literature in English translation, which forms part of the common cultural wealth which belongs to all readers and knows no borders.


When: Tuesday 12 April, 7pm
Where: Waterstones Piccadilly, London W1J9HD

Tickets: £5 (redeemable against purchase of one of the books on the evening). Available in store, by telephone: 020 7851 2400 or by email:


Full programme of the Romanian presence at the London Book Fair.

The Romanian participation at the LBF 2016 is organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute's National Book Centre and the Romanian Cultural Institute in London, with the support of the Romanian Embassy, Waterstones Piccadilly, the Romanian Publishers Association, Istros Books, Penguin Books and Profusion Books. The project is funded by the Romanian Cultural Institute.


In the press: CEEL, 18 April 2016