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...
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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.


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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
New York Review of Books
Gypsy Music: The Balkans and Beyond
Gypsies have for centuries been simultaneously vilified and romanticized--associated with criminality and dirt, but at the same time with color, magic, and music. Gypsy music is popular around the...
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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...
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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.


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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
Graywolf Press


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...

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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
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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
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