Book presentation in Zagreb and Rijeka: “The Railway Journey”


Book presentation in Rijeka
In April, Wolfgang Schivelbusch’s s Geschichte der Eisenbahnreise (The Railway Journey) was presented in Zagreb and Rijeka. The Croatian translation under the title Povijest putovanja željeznicom was published with the support of TRADUKI in 2010 by the Zagreb publisher Ljevak. The book was discussed by: the translator Boris Perić, Dr. Tomislav Pletenac from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb, and the philosopher and historian Snježan Hasnaš. Wolfgang Schivelbusch was born in Berlin in 1941, studied literature, philosophy and sociology at Frankfurt am Main  and since 1973 has been living and working as an author in New York and Berlin.

Review: tportal

Television article on the book presentation (HRT1, programme “Pola ure culture” on 29 April 2010) can be found at

A video recording  of the book presentation in Rijeka can be found at