The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Ivan Klíma

Ivan Klíma was born in 1931 in Prague, where he still resides. During the Prague Spring he edited the journal of the Czech Writer's Union. He is the author of plays, stories and novels, all of which were first published outside his country, where his work was banned until a few years ago. His books include A Shop Named Hope, My Merry Mornings, Love and Garbage, My Golden Trades, The Spirit of Prague, Judge on Trial, Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light, Lovers for a Day (a collection of stories), and The Ultimate Intimacy, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1998.

Stories by Ivan Klíma published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
  Honeymoon, Vol. 3, No. 3