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Plus Publishing enriches the portfolio of Albatros Media Inc. with its outstanding adult literature. Our editorial plan focuses on high-caliber mainstream literature of every possible genre—from entertaining novels and humorous reads to graver psychological and social novels, from sci-fi and horror to historical fiction—with a special emphasis on Anglo-American and Czech prose.

Among our authors you can find such literary icons as Graham Greene, J. G. Ballard, Michael Chabon, Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel Prize Winners José Saramago and Kenzaburó Óe; Czech writers published by Plus include such illustrious as examples Josef Škvorecký, Jan Novák, Petr Placák, Jaroslav Žák, Václav Vokolek and Ondřej Neff, et al.

We also publish non-fiction. The essay series Speculum has included pieces by Martin Hilský, Josef Jedlička and Terry Eagleton; essays by Zdeňěk Vašíček, Sylvie Richterová, T. S. Eliot and Leslie Fiedler are forthcoming. Plus also puts out the historical travel guides Prague Through Famous Figures (so far we have printed volumes dedicated to Franz Kafka and W. A. Mozart; guides for Hrabal and Hašek will be published soon). Notable individual works include Big Beat by Vojtěch Lindaur and Ondřej Konrád and Fateful Moments for Czechoslovakia by Karel Pacner.

We are producing an increasing amount of comics and graphic novels: Plus is the exclusive Czech publisher of Kája Saudek’s work and Charles Schulz’s Snoopy saga. Along with such classics, we also publish Red Meat and the successful Scandinavian series Classic Books for People in a Hurry.

To provide our readers with an authentic literary experience, we collaborate with leading Czech translators like František Fröhlich, Martin Hilský, Miroslav Jindra, Lada Weissová, Josef Rauvolf, Pavel Medek, Ladislav Nagy, Viktor Janiš, Ondřej Mrázek, Hana Ulmanová and many others.


Our books
07.10. | 2015
Little Mole's Herbarium White petals and a yellow centre – this is how a lot of flowers blooming in fields, on meadows or along roads look like. But which one of them is a camomile and which one is a daisy? Can you tell them apart? And do you know how a plantain looks like? Let’s discover and learn the beauties of meado...
06.10. | 2015
Christmas around the World Little Simon found a magical ball under his Christmas tree. The ball can take him wherever he wishes to see how Christmas is celebrated all around the world. In every picture you can find not only him, but also his brother Daniel, their dog and the magical ball itself. So open up the book, put yo...
05.10. | 2015
Tiger & Friends Take a journey with us and see animals from four continents. Rudolf Lukeš’s pop-up books have been re-issued in our Golden Vintage series. Having first delighted children in many countries in the 1960s, they are no less attractive to children today. The animal friends peeping out at us from these...

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