The call for Georgian-German literary translators is announced

The Literary Translation Workshop will offer Georgian-German language translators the opportunity to work together and discuss the ways of translating fiction from Georgian into German.

The call for Georgian-German literary translators is announced

The Literary Translation Workshop will offer Georgian-German language translators the opportunity to work together and discuss the ways of translating fiction from Georgian into German.

European Publishers are getting aware of Georgian contemporary literary process

During May 31 – June 1 2016, European publishers are getting aware of contemporary literary process in Georgia within the sixth Literary Forum and Dialogue 2016 organized by the GNBC.

German journalists are getting aware of Georgian culture

Literary critics and cultural journalists of the biggest editions such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Zeit, Berliner Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Weltn24.de are invited by Georgian National Book Center.

NEW BOOKS

  • Better a glorious death than shameful life!
  • If the headwaters are muddy, it is pointless to look for clear water downstream. 
  • The lion’s whelps are equal (alike lions), be they male or female.
  • Even if you kill a swallow, spring will still come.
  • The earth is a big book, lit up by the sun and the moon, inhabited by countless living tales. 
  • The life of certain men is like a novel written by a mediocre writer… when you get to the end you say, ‘I wish I hadn’t read it.’ 
  • For every heart to be able to open up to meet others’ hearts, utterly, wholly, cosmically, a fragmented god must probably be made whole. 
  • Non-existence begins when you forget or lose the sound of your mother’s voice, or else when when your mother’s voice is, by her own wish and desire, withdrawn from you.
  • The bad man has no need to fight, the good man can always meet the foe!
  • Shota Rustaveli
  • Ilia Chavchavadze
  • Shota Rustaveli
  • Akaki Tsereteli
  • Goderdzi Chokheli
  • Konstantine Gamsakhurdia
  • Grigol Robakidze
  • Otar Chiladze
  • Vazha-Pshavela