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was founded in 1991 and is based in Nitra, Slovakia. It has become widely known thanks to its high-quality textbooks. They include a wide range of disciplines from natural sciences, humanities and languages. Notable authors and continuously innovated content make them popular among students of primary and secondary schools and universities.

The NON-FICTION list includes:

  • education materials for primary and secondary schools
  • language learning series
  • university instruction materials covering areas, such as political science, history, sociology, economy, translation theory, physics, ethics, aesthetics, pedagogy, and others

ENIGMA is also a publisher of children’s books bringing to young Slovak readers British bestselling children's writers including Roald Dahl, Robert Swindells and Michelle Paver. The translators are carefully chosen experts. In 2006, the Slovak translation of R. Dahl’s The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me has become one of the prestigious Honour List titles that the IBBY (International Board of Books for Young Children) selects every two years. It acknowledges the high quality of the translation and is considered one of the best in children's literature from the country.

The FICTION list includes:

  • children’s fiction (picture books, middle grade, YA)
  • comic books
  • adult fiction

The publishing company was one of the first to publish e-books on its websites in Slovakia. 

It also hosts a forum for writers where they can publish their work and comment of other writers' creations.
More: http://blog.enigma.sk