Czech emigre writer and publisher Skvorecky dies

Posted: 04/01/2012 in Uncategorized

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech emigre writer Josef Skvorecky, who published the works of former President Vaclav Havel and other authors persecuted by the communist government at home, died of cancer in Toronto on Tuesday aged 87, Czech and Canadian media reported. Skvorecky and his author wife Zdena Salivarova set up the Sixty-Eight Publishers in Toronto after leaving Czechoslovakia in the wake of the 1968 Soviet invasion that crushed hopes of the “Prague Spring” reforms. He published 227 titles in

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