Dan Lungu’s Baba Comunista / Sînt
o babă comunistă! /
ЧЕРВЕНА БАБИЧКА СЪМ (Sofia:
Faber Publishing, 2009;
Polirom, 2007) will appear in Bulgaria this month. The Bulgarian
edition follows publication in French, German, Italian and Hungarian.
A Spanish edition is due out soon. Baba
Comunista / Sînt
o babă comunistă! was
nominated in two categories for the Jean Monnet Prize (France, 2008).
A film version is being prepared under the direction of Stere Gulea.
other novels include Raiul găinilor
/ Hen Heaven, which has appeared in
French, German, and Slovak. Lungu’s short stories have appeared in
German (Klasse Typpen,
Vienna: Drava Verlags, 2007) and
are due out in Greek from Antonios Stamoulis Publishing.
Lungu is the author of Good Guys / Băieţi
de gaşcă, a novel, Story
with Detail / Proză cu amănuntul
Iaşi: Polirom, 2008)
and Female Comrads on the Road: Women’s Experience of
Communism / Tovarăşe
de drum. Experienţa feminină în comunism (Iaşi:
Polirom, 2008), a collection co-edited with Radu Pavel Gheo.