New entries on our website
New writers and books have been added on our website: Dan Alexe – Pantere parfumate / Perfumed Panthers, Adrian Alui Gheorghe – Zugzwang sau Strada cu o singura iesire / Zugzwang or Dead-End Street,... read more
Romania, guest of honour at the Leipzig Bookfair 2018
Romania is the guest of honour at the Leipzig International Bookfair, on March 15-18, 2018. The following Romanian writers published by Polirom are present at the event: Gabriela Adamesteanu, Lavinia Braniste, Bogdan... read more
From time to time I feel the urge to book a ticket back to the USSR, and each time I have to remind myself such things are not on sale anymore. There is no train, no plane and no road that can take one back to the USSR, for the simple reason that the Soviet Union no longer exists. The only way for me to visit my country is by resorting to memory. The following text is the narrative reminiscence of that incredible adventure.