Petra Hůlová


Born
in Praha, Czech Republic
July 12, 1979


Po maturitě na gymnáziu a neúspěšném pokusu studovat Fakultu sociálních věd Univerzity Karlovy studovala kulturologii na Filozofické fakultě téže univerzity, později přidala i mongolistiku. V letech 2000 až 2001 pobývala v Mongolsku, kde se odehrává děj jejího prvního románu, Paměť mojí babičce, jenž autorku proslavil.

Pobývala také ve Spojených státech amerických, kde se odehrává děj její knihy Cirkus Les Mémoires.

V současnosti studuje kulturologii na Filozofické fakultě Univerzity Karlovy v doktorandském programu. Od roku 2007 pravidelně přispívá do časopisu Respekt. Žije v Praze.

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Spisovatelčin debut Paměť mojí babičce získal cenu Magnesia Litera v kategorii Objev roku a zvítězil v anketě Lidových novin Kniha roku. Próza Umělohmotný
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Macocha

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Čechy země zaslíbená

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Umělohmotný třípokoj

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Přes matný sklo

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Zlodějka mýho táty

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Strážci občanského dobra

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Cirkus Les Memoires

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Stručné dějiny Hnutí

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“It's not like I'm some evil witch, an Uregma of the unborn, but I've never learned to look at life from above, like an Aeroflot pilot flying over our capital. My mother would say like an eagle over the steppe swarming with mice. Like a girl at her embroidered sleeves, as people in the country say. It's the only way to tell right from wrong. I'm not the most sensitive woman, but my heart isn't made of stone either. I only know things are right or wrong, regardless of a woman's tears.”
Petra Hůlová, All This Belongs to Me

“It's not like I'm some evil witch, an Uregma of the unborn, but I've learned to look at life from above, like an Aeroflot pilot flying over our capital. My mother would say like an eagle over the steppe swarming with mice. Like a girl at her embroidered sleeves, as people in the country say. It's the only way to tell right from wrong. I'm not the most sensitive woman, but my heart isn't made of stone either. I only know things are right or wrong, regardless of a woman's tears.”
Petra Hůlová, All This Belongs to Me

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