Tony Judt - Memory Chalet

TONY JUDT graduated from Kings College in Cambridge, attended " École normale supérieure" in Paris, and was a professor at Cambridge, Oxford, and Berkeley. In 1995, he founded the Remarque Institute at New York University, dedicated to the study of European history; he served as its Director until his death, in august 2010.

A regular contributor to many prestigious journals, including the New York Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, the New Republic, the New York Times and many others both in Europe and the US. He is the author or editor of fourteen books, and has received numerous awards and recognitions; he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and his most famous book Postwar was in the top ten books of 2005. Memory Chalet is his first book to be published posthumously in November 2010 - it is also this author's first publication with us.

Memory Chalet is a book of memories unlike any other. Every essay portrays a life experience, from the scent of trains so dear to the author's heart to his Zionist youth in a kibbutz; from the magical Swiss hills to 1968 Paris; from cleaning ladies in Cambridge to French intellectuals....

Whatever he is remembering, Judt writes majestically. With an elegance of spirit, a dignified melancholy, a tuned sense of imagery, and a sparkling, humorous style. All accompanied by the cold realization that he is steadily dying…

Tony Judt, New York, may 2010. - It is the first book by Tony Judt to be published in Serbian.