Books

Hera the She-Wolf of Transylvania

Friend of OZB Damian Galvin presents this local work of fiction. You can read more from Damian at https://blog.whitemountain.ro/ Reina was a shy and mysterious young woman, who grew up in Transylvania, near...

Love Story

English translation of the “Love Story” short story by Romanian writer, Dan Plesa. The story is a part of the “Stories of love and helplessness” (Povesti de Dragoste si Neputinta) volume, published in 2019 by ...

OZB Poetry

MORNING LOVE POEM   Dreamt last night I fed you, unknowingly, something you were allergic to.   And you were gone, like that.   You don’t have even a single allergy, b...

Carturesti opens MODUL, new bookstore concept

“The Paradise is a great library”, said once Jorge Luis Borges, quoted by the founders of Carturesti bookshops themselves. And probably it is, as we can see every time we walk in one of the Carturesti’s booksho...

Tyranny

By Mike Ormsby The bell in the village church bongs to the faithful and here they come: pretty girls with posies, boisterous lads in straw hats, farmers and their wives. Three elderly women shuffle along, cl...