Tagged: Books set in the Czech Republic

Learn More About the Children of Terezín

What to Read – What to Do – Czech Republic THE PLACE: Terezín, Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia) WHAT TO READ: The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman WHAT TO DO: See the artwork created by the children of Terezín concentration camp.  “The exhibit of the children’s art was an amazing feat…Some children had drawn pictures of their families, […]

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Simon Mawer’s Glass Room opens to the public…

“The Glass Room remained indifferent, of course. Plain, balanced, perfect; and indifferent. Architecture should have no politics, Rainer von Abt said. A building just is.” – The Glass Room p100 When the Tugendhat family from Brno in Czechoslovakia decided to commission architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to design their new home in 1928, they […]

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