Born in 1970, Aranka Laczhazi received her MA in Russian and German Philology at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. She holds a PhD in Slavic Linguistics. Since 2009, she has been a lecturer at the Department of Slavic and Baltic Philology at the Eötvös Loránd University. She translates Lithuanian, Latvian and Russian fiction and essays into Hungarian. Currently, Laczházi is translating the novel Mothers Milk by Nora Ikstena, to be published in by Vince Kiado Kft.
Legyen vigasz (Mierinājums Ādama kokam)
Title: Legyen vigasz
Title*: Mierinājums Ādama kokam
Noran Libro Publishing, Hungary
Inga Žolude, Dienas grāmata
"A Solace for Adam’s Tree" was a winner of the 2011 European Union Prize for Literature. It brings together 13 short stories that are all united by an idea that is profound and compelling: to reflect on life and death.
Anyatej (Mātes piens)
Title*: Mātes piens
Vince Kiado, Hungary
The author, the translator, the publisher;
This novel considers the effects of Soviet rule on a single individual. The central character tries to follow her calling as a doctor. But then the state steps in. Banished to a village, her sense of isolation increases.