Lecture in language

Czech

Robert Fulghum (USA)

writer

„I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.“

 

When asked what he does, he replies that he is a storyteller, who wishes to be useful in the world. And that is why he writes. Robert Fulghum is an American author of 21 books – essays and stories, and novels – all available in Czech. His work has been published in 31 languages and distributed in 103 countries. A musical based on his tango novels was produced onstage in Prague. He has appeared onstage with actors in 89 Czech towns and cities.

  Robert grew up inTexas. In his youth he worked as a ditch-digger, newspaper carrier, ranch hand, and singing cowboy. After college and a brief career with IBM, he returned to graduate More…

Meet Robert Fulghum (USA)

Robert's interview in the Czech radio
Robert Fulghum at Meltingpot 2016