György Dragomán

György Dragomán (1973) is a Hungarian author and literary translator. His best-known work, The White King (2005) has been translated to at least 28 languages. In 2010 he was a speaker at Central European Forum.

Real Rockers

The bearded electrician lives on the third floor. Even though he doesn’’t show it, he’s a real rocker, he owns a reel-to-reel tape recorder, and uses it to secretly listen to his rock tracks when he comes home from work. He’’s the only one on our block with a tape recorder, everyone else has just a record player, but you can’’t listen to rock music on a record player because there are no records with rock music. Rock music is banned in our city. My friend Mishi and I once went up to him and asked him to let us […]