Novels:

  • Memoirs of a Pimp (1967),
  • A Passion Course (1969),
  • Double Exposition (1984),
  • The Novi Sad trilogy – Memoirs of a Pimp, Double Exposition, Eckhart’s Ring (1993),
  • The Great Central-Eastern-European Feast Enters a Picaresque Novel (1996),
  • Exterritorium (2000),
  • Parenesis (2003). Novella: We are Swearing, and Our Eyes are Full of Tears (collection, 1969).

Essays:

  • The Challenge of a Poem (1975),
  • Renounciation and Survival (1986),
  • Abraham’s Knife (theatre essays, studies 1987),
  • Life on the Edge (1992),
  • Wittgenstein’s Weaver (diary essays, 1994),
  • Homeless Essays (2002),
  • Writing time, meanwhile (diary notes, 2003).
  • Dramas: Judita and Other Dramas (2005) – Drivers, Judita, Across the Seven Seas,, Medea…

Prizes:

  • Mladost, Ady Endre, Free Press, Déry Tibor, Jelenkor, Gold medal for the overall literary work, presented to him by the President of Hungary (2000),
  • Book of the Year in Hungary (Exterritorium, diary during the bombing, 2001),
  • Milán Füst for prose by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2003),
  • Regional Pulitzer prize for Hungary (2005),
  • “Kossuth” Prize, the highest Hungarian prize for art (2009).