In Uzhgorod Press Club Mykhailo Roshko presented a new book "Of worlds, books, hearts ..."

19 December 2012 12:02  11926442 027016
In Uzhgorod Press Club Mykhailo Roshko presented a new book "Of worlds, books, hearts ..."

In Uzhgorod Press Club there was the presentation of the new book by Transcarpathian writer, scientist, publicist Mykhailo Roshko "Of worlds, books, hearts ...". The book is the compilation of the author's journalistic publications, essays on travels, reviews of books by Transcarpathian writers, selected interviews.  The publication also contains photographs illustrating the work and personal experiences of the author.
Mykhailo Roshko told that he always wanted to be a journalist and a writer. 
Thanks to creative activity he has traveled a lot. "Thus I have collected some notes - says the author. - While traveling, you start thinking about the issues that concern you, the world. I have been doing sketches on my own life and lives of other people.  I've been long wanting to publish articles on trips around the world, travel notes." 
In addition there were other publications that are also included in the book. In particular, the second chapter is a collection of reviews of the works by Transcarpathian writers. The third one is interviews, from early to recent ones.  
According to Mykhailo Roshko, chapters are mixed, but somehow related. The book was published in the publishing house "Karpaty" funded by the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration and Regional Council. "It was a successful cooperation", - commented Mykhailo Roshko. The books have been distributed to all libraries of the region.
Boris Kushnir, the chief editor of the "Karpaty" publishing house said that Mykhailo Roshko has a gift to tell about what he has seen in an interesting way.    
Victor Braslavets, director of the publishing house "Karpaty" said: "When we started working on this book, we did not even imagine what it would be like.  This is not a novel, it is composed of three different books in one binding. It can tell much more about the personality of the author, the book is actually dedicated to Mykhailo Roshko, his outlook. Generally people see the world through the eyes of journalists. And photos in the book help to imagine it." 
Mykhailo Roshko also said that there are many ways to travel to different countries without much spending. A car, campsites and hostels are a good choice for active travelers: it costs little, and the experience is enough for more than one books. The writer says that there are a lot of places he would like to travel to. Latin America, the Far East, Africa... Though currently he is busy with scientific activity, he will certainly travel more. 

Tags: book launch, Michael Roshko, Press Club

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