New Havel biography released in Britain and US

06-11-2014

A new biography of Václav Havel, written by his former press secretary, advisor and long-time friend Michael Žantovský, will be officially released on Thursday in Britain and the U.S. The biography, entitled Havel: A Life, maps Mr Havel’s journey from dissident playwright to president. Mr Žantovský, who is currently the Czech ambassador to London, wrote the book in English. Its Czech version is already selling in bookstores around the country.