Now you can browse the library of King Matthias online

Even though the National Széchényi Library’s (Országos Széchényi Könyvtár) temporary...

Public baths in the Middle Ages – The former centres of sexual life

It might be surprising that public baths had a completely different function in the Middle Ages than...

Oxford University Press books come to life with the help of the Hungarian BOOKR Kids

Oxford University Press (OUP), one of the world’s largest textbook publishers, has commissioned the Hungarian...

Hungarian poets who look just like Hollywood’s biggest stars

Check out these well-known Hollywood stars who look an awful lot like Hungary’s most famous poets and...

New Hungarian book about Horthy and his effect on history

Krisztián Ungváry discusses Miklós Horthy's responsibility in the turning events of Hungarian history in his book,...
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Rare books stolen from Budapest Opera House recovered in London

Three books stolen from the archives of the Budapest Opera House in 2015 have been recovered in London...

British ambassador recites Radnóti’s poem on Hungarian National Poetry Day – VIDEO

Keeping to his traditions, the British ambassador of Hungary, Iain Lindsay, recited a Hungarian poem on the Hungarian...

Book recommendations for when you are social distancing

The coronavirus has forced everyone inside with its pandemic threat, and even though most of us have...

Hungarian aszú appearing in world literature

Aszú is the most famous wine of the Tokaj Wine Region, Hungary. It used to be known as the wine of kings. Aszú conquered the...

Magda Szabó’s Abigail gets an English translation by Len Rix

Originally published in 1970, “Abigail” is Szabó’s most popular book in Hungary and has been...