Only in French, but at Radio Praha Václav Richter reportson Lidové noviny's (Czech) 'Book of the Year' poll from last month -- focusing on the top three titles: Marek Švehla's biography of Mahor, the latest Jáchym Topol, and the latest edition of Milan Kundera's The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, which restores some passages.
The official results were published in a twelve-page-spread in Lidové noviny, but that doesn't seem to be readily accessible online -- just the article about the top title. But this list actually has it's own Wikipedia page, and the 2017 onedoes list the top eleven titles, and the votes each of those books got, out of 192. Czech works dominate -- with only Laurent Binet's The Seventh Function of Language slipping in, tied for eight.
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