havelA new book has just been published on Václav Havel entitled Havel: A Life. The book was written by Michael Žantovský (Havel’s former press secretary, advisor, and friend), and was recently reviewed by Marci Shore in The New York Times Sunday Book Review.

Havel was a Czech writer and statesman, and was the first individual to serve as President of the Czech Republic after the Czech-Slovak split occurred in 1993.

Havel: A Life presents a compelling portrait of this giant among men and the turbulent times through which he prevailed. It can be purchased from Amazon.