Ladislav Mňačko (1919-1994) was a Slovak journalist and writer who was initially an ardent supporter of communism but from 1950s became increasingly critical of communist reality. After the invasion of the Czecho-Slovakia by armies of Warsaw pact in 1968, he went into exile and settled in Austria and West Germany until the Velvet revolution of 1989.
- Agresori (Aggressors), 1968
- Siedma noc (The Seventh Night), 1969
- Kde sa končia prašné cesty (Where dusty roads end), 1962
- Oneskorené reportáže (Overdue reports), 1963, serialized reports on the lawlessness of Stalinist period
- Smrť sa volá Engelchen (Death is called Engelchen), 1959, autobiographical book on Slovak 1944 uprising, the partisan struggle at the end of WW II, also made into movie
- Ako chutí moc (The taste of power), 1967, exposition of regime's mechanisms
- Súdruh Münchhausen (Comrade Münchhausen), 1972, written in exile, critical of Communist regime
- Wojciech Roszkowski, Jan Kofman (2016). Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century. Routledge, 2063. ISBN 9781317475934.