Helen M. Szablya

Internationally renowned author and lecturer – a tireless advocate for democracy and freedom.

Mind Twisters

Mind Twisters, literary translator and editor from Hungarian into English of an autobiography of eight months, spent under the influence of a truth serum in a Communist prison, written by an international lawyer, Dr. Ernest Töttösy. The amazing book describes exactly the symptoms of the truth serum. Normally, patients do not remember any of it. Yet, the memories are totally accurate. A page-turner.

Publications

New Publication!
"Helen Szablya's story will shed light on dramatic era in European history, one which Americans hardly know and will find fascinating to discover."
--Anne Applebaum Columnist for Washington Post, Author of Gulag and Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe.”
This book describes the true stories of people who were deported. Edited and researched by Dr. Zsuzsa Hantó, launched February 3, 2013 in Hungary. Available only in Hungary, in Hungarian.
“A gripping account of the Hungarian uprising of 1956. A page-turner.”
--Kirkus Reviews
Available: Boyds Mills Press, or any bookstore can order it. In Hungary from Holnap Kiadó.
Publication compiled by the Hungarian American Coalition for the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Uprishing. Includes personal story of escape by Helen M Szablya (mother) and Helen A Szablya (daughter). Book also translated into Hungarian.
English translation and editing from the original Hungarian. Currently out of print but used copies can be found on amazon.com and eBay.
Publications
Oral history drama
Every word spoken on stage was said by persons who actually lived the experience.
Columnist
Catholic News weekly column for over 10 years in Trinidad and Tobago. The publication was sent to other Caribbean islands as well for subscribers.