"Lying in politics is an inevitable fact"
  • 12.05.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

"Lying in politics is an inevitable fact"

The well-known Norwegian philosopher Lars Svendsen gave an interview to Branimir Pofuk for Večernji list, announcing his visit to Zagreb. In the conversation, he presented his new book, Philosophy of Lying, explained the role of lies in politics and stressed the importance of trust, which is perhaps the key to his country's success: „You don't need a lot of lawyers, contracts and guarantees to do ...

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Shaun Walker in Večernji list
  • 03.05.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Shaun Walker in Večernji list

Shaun Walker, author of The Long Hangover and expert in Russian politics has, between two journalistic “expeditions” to Ukraine, given Branimir Pofuk an interview for Večernji list, concerning current events in the country. Speaking about the beginning of the invasion, Walker said: “It was such an obviously mad plan that it naturally gave rise to skepticism as to whether or not it was even real. ...

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Two guest appearances by Svendsen in one day!
  • 02.05.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Two guest appearances by Svendsen in one day!

On Wednesday, May 11ᵗʰ, at 11 AM, Norwegian philosopher Lars Svendsen will be a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Croatian Studies on the Borongaj campus where he will hold a lecture titled “A Philosophy of Lying” in Zagreb hall. The lecture will be an hour long and will have a follow-up Q&A. On the same day, at 6 PM, Svendsen will be a guest at the Booksa literary club in Martić street 14d wh...

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Lars Svendsen's “Philosophy of Lying” in “Dobro jutro, Hrvatska”
  • 20.04.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Lars Svendsen's “Philosophy of Lying” in “Dobro jutro, Hrvatska”

Editor and journalist Karolina Lisak Vidaković showcased, on April 19ᵗʰ, yet another TIM Press edition, the newest Lars Svendsen book, Philosophy of Lying, translated by Mišo Grundler, in the “Literary Minutes” segment of the Croatian Radiotelevision show Dobro jutro, Hrvatska. Speaking about the value of Svendsen's work, Lisak Vidaković highlighted: By reading this book we can better understand ...

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Kafka's “Diaries” in “Dobro jutro, Hrvatska”
  • 24.03.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Kafka's “Diaries” in “Dobro jutro, Hrvatska”

Editor and journalist Karolina Lisak Vidaković showcased, on March 22ⁿᵈ, the new edition of Kafka’s Diaries, translated by Nadežda Čačinovič, in the “Literary Minutes” segment of the Croatian Radiotelevision show Dobro jutro, Hrvatska. Speaking of Kafka’s relevance, Lisak Vidaković concluded: Today, Kafka is everywhere and that’s very interesting, this is one of the characteristics of classics. E...

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“Philosophy of Lying“ in Kutija Slova
  • 22.03.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

“Philosophy of Lying“ in Kutija Slova

On Februrary 25ᵗʰ, editor, author and libronaut Kristijan Vujičić showcased Norwegian philosopher Lars Fr. H. Svendsen's book Philosophy of Lying in the Croatian Radiotelevision radio show Kutija slova. Speaking about Svendsen's style, Vujičić highlighted: The book Philosophy of Lying, masterfully translated by Mišo Grundler, I must add, is a great nonfiction title in which the author, through hi...

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An excerpt from the book "The Long Hangover" in Nacional's "Feljton"
  • 15.03.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

An excerpt from the book "The Long Hangover" in Nacional's "Feljton"

An excerpt from the 2019 book The Long Hangover was published in No. 78 of Nacional’s “Feljton” from March 8ᵗʰ. In this critical insight, British historian and journalist, expert in Eastern and Central European history, Shaun Walker, explains Putin’s wish of a reformed Soviet Union and the background of his current war in Ukraine. This book maps Putin’s mission of filling the void left by the col...

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Luan Starova died
  • 25.02.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Luan Starova died

Yesterday (February 24, 2022) we were surprised and shocked by the news that a great friend of TIM Press, academician Luan Starova, a Macedonian writer, diplomat and translator, died at the age of 81 in Skopje. Starova was born on August 14, 1941 in Pogradec, Albania. In 1943, he moved with his family to Macedonia, where he lived briefly in Struga and Tetovo, and since 1945 he lived in Skopje. He...

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Who is My Other? Ryszard Kapuściński in Vijenac
  • 11.02.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Who is My Other? Ryszard Kapuściński in Vijenac

Petra Miočić Mandić has on January 27ᵗʰ written a review for Vijenac about the recently published Ryszard Kapuściński book of lectures The Others. Writing about Kapuściński’s thesis of a very prolonged history of the sociological question of the Other, Miočić Mandić emphasizes: “Even before the aristocratic and intellectual elites of the Old Continent accepted the entity of the Other with a capit...

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Central Asian imaginarium in Mediteran
  • 31.01.2022.
  • Zagreb, HR

Central Asian imaginarium in Mediteran

Mediteran, the literary edition of Novi list published Jaroslav Pecnik’s review of the Fatland travelogue Sovietistan. While pointing out the travelogue’s achievements, Pecnik highlighted: “The author has studiously approached the matter, and has enriched it with splendid observations on her trip through Central Asia with a series of details she had seen and heard through direct contact with vari...

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