Christmas Day will mark the 64th anniversary of the death of Karel Capek: the writer who, more than any other, presented Czech literature to the world in the 1920s and ’30s and who, along with Czechoslovak President Tomas Garrigue Masaryk–Capek’s friend and mentor–represented to the world the reasonable, humane face of the only successful democracy […]

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