Ladislav Nagy read English and philosophy at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague, in 1993 to 1999. In his PhD study he focused on contemporary British fiction and taught a number of seminars in this field, first jointly with Martin Hilský, then independently. He was the editor of the British section at iLiteratura.cz, and his reviews and essays have appeared in mainstream media, such as dailies Lidové noviny, Hospodářské noviny and others (Tvar, A2, Respekt, Reflex). He has published a number of prefaces and afterwords to translations from British and American literature. In 2020, he received the award Magnesia Litera for the best translation of the year (Edward St Aubyn: Patrick Melrose I).