The Egyptian edition of Idiots in Politics

August 5th, 2015 The satiric book Idioti v politike (Idiots in Politics) from Jozef Banáš has been published by Sefsafa Publishing House in Egypt these days. Following the novels Zóna nadšenia (The Jubilation Zone), Zastavte Dubčeka! (Stop Dubček!) and Kód 9 (Code 9), this title is the next one released abroad. Together with the novel Zóna nadšenia (The Jubilation Zone) published in India in the third most spoken language in the world – Hindi, the release of a book in Arabic – the fifth most spoken language in the world, signifies another Banáš´s breakthrough among […]

Dan Brown meets Jozef Banas

January 21st, 2014, Prague The success of Jozef Banáš´s novel Code 1 – The Secret of the Miracle, which arises extraordinary interest among Slovak readers since its publication in September, has awakened the curiosity of Dan Brown as well. The world famous American writer and author of the bestselling Da Vinci Code visited Prague this week to introduce his newest novel Inferno. In the Czech metropolis, he also met with Jozef Banáš. “A very short, formal and symbolic meeting was planned as he learned about the fact that our literary critics call me the Slovak Dan […]

Jozef Banáš at Book World Prague 2013

June 3rd, 2013 The fair Book World was held in Prague from May 16th till May 19th, 2013. On Thursday May 16th, the fair was officially opened by the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg and the Slovak Minister of Culture Marek Maďarič. The grand opening was attended by esteemed representatives of diplomacy, missions and distinguished institutes for culture and science at home and abroad. The fair was organized by the Association of Czech booksellers and publishers and Svět knihy s.r.o (Book World Ltd.) and took place under the auspices of the Minister of […]

Jozef Banas’ novel has been released in Ukraine

April 4th, 2013 Ukraine has joined the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany and India as another country in which the exceptionally successful novel Zóna nadšenia (The Jubilation Zone) written by Jozef Banas has been published. A release in the USA and in Serbia is being prepared as well. On March 14th, the official introduction of the novel in Ukrainian language took place in the Embassy of Slovakia in Kiev. The event was attended by the Ambassador Pavol Hamžík, the director of the publishing house Timpani Jaroslav Fedyshin, the translator Ivan Jackanin and further significant personalities of […]

Banas´ novel The Jubilation Zone was published in India

January 16th, 2013 The novel was released by the publishing house Samayik Prakashan under the title The Jubilation Zone – Berlin, from the Other Side of the Wall. His novel Zóna nadšenia (Zone of Enthusiasm) was translated into Hindi, the fifth most widely spoken language in the world used by about 380 million people. This is the first translation of a Slovak novel into Hindi. Also for this reason, the Ambassador of India in Slovakia Rajiva Misra gave a reception at the Indian Embassy, which was attended also by the President of Slovakia´s National Council, Pavol Paška. […]