Balkans

Laundry

Laundry

Adam, Suzane ; McKay, Becka Ma
In 1960s Transylvania where the novel begins, five-year-old Ildikobecomes victim topsychological abuse at the hands of her babysitter, Yutzi, whom she worships and follows everywhere. Though Ildiko...
November 1, 2008
Paperback
Autumn Hill Books
$16.95
Bridge on the Drina: Introduction by Misha Glenny
In this masterpiece of historical fiction by the Nobel Prize-winning Yugoslavian author, a stone bridge in a small Bosnian town bears silent witness to three centuries of conflict.

The...

November 2, 2021
Hardcover
Everyman's Library
456 Pages
$25.00
Omer Pasha Latas: Marshal to the Sultan

Omer Pasha Latas: Marshal to the Sultan

Andric, Ivo ; Hawkesworth, Cel
A sweeping epic by Nobel Prize-winner Ivo Andric about power, identity, and Islam set in 19th-century Ottoman Bosnia and Istanbul.

Omer Pasha Latas is set in nineteenth-century...

October 30, 2018
Paperback
New York Review of Books
$16.95
The Seamstress: A Memoir of Survival

The Seamstress: A Memoir of Survival

Bernstein, Sara Tuval
From its opening pages, in which she recounts her own premature birth, triggered by terrifying rumors of an incipient pogrom, Bernstein' s tale is clearly not a typical memoir of the...
May 1, 1999
Paperback
Berkley Books
$17.00
People of the Book

People of the Book

Brooks, Geraldine
The bestselling novel that follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war, from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Inspired...

December 30, 2008
Paperback
Penguin Books
$17.00
Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir

Winner of the Bakeless Prize for Nonfiction, a childhood memoir of political oppression and persecution during Romania's Ceausescu years

Carmen Bugan grew up amid the bounty of the...

July 3, 2012
Paperback
Graywolf Press
$15.00
Fem

Fem

Carneci, Magda ; Cotter, Sean

In this modern classic of global feminist literature, the only novel by one of Romania's most heralded poets, styled as a long letter addressed to the man she is ready to leave, a woman meanders...

June 8, 2021
Paperback
Deep Vellum Publishing
$15.95
Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood
Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious...
April 17, 2012
Paperback
Spiegel & Grau
$18.00
A Spare Life

A Spare Life

Dimkovska, Lidija ; Kramer, Ch
Zlata and Srebra are 12-year-old twins conjoined at the head. It is 1984 and they live in Skopje, which will one day be the capital of Macedonia but is currently a part of Yugoslavia. A Spare...
October 11, 2016
Paperback
Two Lines Press
$14.95
Sworn Virgin

Sworn Virgin

Dones, Elvira ; Botsford, Clar

Elvira Dones tackles cultural and gender disorientation and identity while seamlessly expanding upon immigrant and emigrant status and the multiple levels of transition. Mark's decision to shake...

May 13, 2014
Paperback
And Other Stories
$15.95

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