Dear friends,
I am delighted to share my new English website and Facebook page.
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The English/German section of my Slovak website will not be updated any more.
Sincerely yours, Jozef Banas.

Enter with good intentions

Welcome. Enter my site and share with me joys and sorrows, successes and temporary defeats. Temporary, because I know that I can fall to the ground any time, yet I know that I must stand up again as soon as possible. Each fall holds the beginning of a future rise. Are you ready to fall and rise with me? Then you are in the right place. I do not fight with others, but with myself.
I try to be better than I was yesterday. Should you support me on my way, I would be very grateful. I will try to reciprocate your visit with love, understanding and a good word. Please, feel free to enter. Welcome.   
Jozef Banáš

Curriculum Vitae

Jozef Banáš (1948)
is one of Slovakia’s most successful authors of the last decade. He is the holder of many literary awards, both domestic and international.
His books have been translated into eight languages. He has debated about his works in sixteen countries. J. Banáš’s work has been appreciated by the President of the German Bundestag Prof. Norbert Lammert, the most prominent Indian philosopher Prof. Satya P. Gautam, the Ukrainian writer Yuriy Shcherbak, the Swiss Professor Josette Baer, the Czech talk show host Jan Kraus, the German opinion journalist Peter Pragal, and many others.
Dan Brown has called him a “seeker of the truth”, and at a meeting in Kashmir in July 2014, the Dalai Lama blessed him for his efforts to bring people closer together. He published four TV scenarios, one screenplay, three Theatre comedies, thirteen books in Slovakia, ten abroad (Stop Dubcek!, Zone of Enthusiasm, Code 9 – Czech republic, Idiots in politics – Egypt, Zone of Enthusiasm – Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, India, Bulgaria) so far.

Jozef Banáš – the second most popular writer in Slovakia in 2016 765
Jozef Banáš was awarded the Golden and Platinum Book prizes for the year 2016 793
Jozef Banáš has sold more than a quarter of a million books 943
Jozef Banáš beats the record with his novel Kód 9 (Code 9) – 50,000 sold copies! 815
The Slovak author Jozef Banáš has a dream of Europe 1104
An interview with Jozef Banáš published by a prestigious Russian magazine 901
Jozef Banáš: The closing of borders is a tragedy, but Europe is pushed to do so by Merkel, Tusk and their kind. [INTERVIEW] 1043
Jozef Banáš: Everything bad you do will catch up with you someday 1299
The most translated Slovak novel is Banáš´s Zone of Enthusiasm 1355
Excellent! Jozef Banáš has conquered the limit of 200,000 sold copies 1185
Banáš´s international success 1680
Lincoln´s Truth 1669
Jozef Banáš has won the Platinum Book Award! 1671
The Slovak Dan Brown outplayed the American one 1659
Jozef Banas introduces the Literature of German – speaking countries 1554
Jozef Banáš: TOLSTOY 1798
JOZEF BANÁŠ: I regret that I was member of a coalition which agreed to the invasion of Iraq 1646
Jozef Banáš beats the records 1830
War in Europe? Not in Our Name, Say Schroder, Banas, Miklosko and Others 1723
Second man in Germany writes to Jozef Banáš 1880
The Indian philosopher Satya P.Gautam about the novel Jubilation zone 1858
Jozef Banáš´s novel Code 1 won the readers´ poll Book of the Year 2013 1980
The secret of Code 1 has been revealed to me. 2103
Jozef Banáš was awarded the Book Oscar for the year 2013 2175
Banáš with a Golden Book Award 2194
Israel 2381
Jozef Banáš´s books sold more than 150,000 copies 2089
World famous Dan Brown showed interest in the Slovak novel Code 1 2222
“Zona Nadsenia” for American and English readers 2277
Jozef Banáš: If they want to prohibit Code 1, they have to prohibit the Gospels first 2303
Jozef Banáš: Code 1 – story line 2865
Jozef Banáš: Code 1 --- Author’s afterword: Something else I wanted to say 2153
“Slovak bishops would chase Christ away” 2295
A selection of reviews – Zone of Jubilation by Jozef Banáš 2534
A week of Slovak culture was held in Remscheid, Germany 3369
Jozef Banáš at Book World Prague 2013 2924
Launch of a Hindi book in Bratislava 4723
Jozef Banáš´s novel has been released in Ukraine as well 2613
The Platinum Book Award for Jozef Banáš 2678
Believer in goodness 2891
Extract of the publicity in Indian papers 2857
Banáš´ novel Zóna nadšenia (Zone of Enthusiasm) was published in India 3329
A Cosmopolitan and a European: A conversation with Slovak novelist Jozef Banáš 7169
First chapter of Zone of Enthusiasm 4342
The Zone of Enthusiasm - Rewiew 7936
Profile 3490
Literary works 3270
Books 3801
Banáš in the USA and in India 3274
Review Zastavte Dubčeka KOSMAS JBAER 3498

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