Open Letters: Selected Writings, 1965-1990. By Vaclav Havel

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Open Letters: Selected Writings, 1965-1990. By Vaclav Havel

Edited by Paul Wilson
Knopf, 1991
404 pp. $22.00
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A new collection of Havel's political essays, articles and letters written prior to his becoming president of Czechoslovakia. Some have been previously published in English, such as the famous "The Power of the Powerless"; others appear in English for the first time. The editing is competent and the selection judicious.