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  • Death and the Dervish (Writings from an Unbound Europe)

    Death and the Dervish (Writings from an Unbound Europe)
    av Mesa Selimovic

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810112971

    Death and the Dervish is an acclaimed novel by Bosnian writer Mesa Selimovic. It recounts the story of Sheikh Nuruddin, a dervish residing in an Islamic monastery in Sarajevo in the eighteenth century during the Ottoman Turk hegemony over the Balkan…

  • Ruta Tannenbaum

    Ruta Tannenbaum
    av Miljenko Jergovic

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810127531

    Set in the Croatian city of Zagreb, then a part of Yugoslavia, in the period between the world wars Ruta Tannenbaum's central character is an ingenue inspired by the real-life figure Lea Deutsch, the now-forgotten Shirley Temple of Yugoslavia who wa…

  • Merry-Making in Old Russia

    Merry-Making in Old Russia
    av Evgeny Popov

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810113268

    Popov's short stories move from the village prose genre into the territory of the grotesque via the stark reality of late Soviet life. In a landscape peopled by sympathetic yet stunned characters caught between the harsh routine of everyday existenc…

  • All This Belongs to Me

    All This Belongs to Me
    av Petra Hulova

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124431

    Petra Hulova became an overnight sensation when ""All This Belongs to Me"" was originally published in Czech in 2002, when the author was just twenty-three years old. She has since established herself as one of the most exciting young novelists in E…

  • A Land the Size of Binoculars

    A Land the Size of Binoculars

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810119420

    Igor Klekh emerges as a writer from the crossroads of Europe--Western Ukraine--influenced by the great Russian literary tradition as well as the languages and dialects of both East-Central Europe and his native country. A Land the Size of Binoculars…

  • A Land the Size of Binoculars

    A Land the Size of Binoculars

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810119437

    Igor Klekh emerges as a writer from the crossroads of Europe--Western Ukraine--influenced by the great Russian literary tradition as well as the languages and dialects of both East-Central Europe and his native country. A Land the Size of Binoculars…

  • The Loss

    The Loss
    av Vladimir Makanin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116399

    The novella and two short stories that make up this volume were written at three different periods in Makanin's life, yet they are united by their narrative and stylistic invention, their range of human emotion, and the profound humanity of their pr…

  • Sailing Against the Wind

    Sailing Against the Wind
    av Jaan Kross

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810126527

    Jaan Kross's historical novel Sailing Against the Wind fictionalizes the life of Bernhard Schmidt (1879-1935), an Estonian-born inventor. Schmidt lost an arm in his youth while experimenting with a homemade rocket, resulting in psychological trauma…

  • Conversation with Spinoza

    Conversation with Spinoza
    av Goce Smilevski

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123755

    Prizing ideas above all else, radical thinker Baruch Spinoza left little behind in the way of personal facts and furnishings. But what of the tug of necessity, the urgings of the flesh, to which this genius philosopher (and grinder of lenses) might…

  • Tworki

    Tworki
    av Marek Bienczyk

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124769

    In Tworki, a village just southwest of Warsaw, there is a psychiatric hospital and in that hospital, the patients and their caretakers are hidden from the war just outside their iron gates. Our hero, Jurek, answers an ad in the paper for a job there…

  • Tworki

    Tworki
    av Marek Bienczyk

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124752

    In Tworki, a village just southwest of Warsaw, there is a psychiatric hospital and in that hospital, the patients and their caretakers are hidden from the war just outside their iron gates. Our hero, Jurek, answers an ad in the paper for a job there…

  • The Apology and the Last Days

    The Apology and the Last Days
    av Borislav Pekic

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810128231

    Originally published in 1975, The Apology and the Last Days is the final volume in a trilogy of novels-also including The Rise and Fall of Icarus Gubelkian and How to Quiet a Vampire-about the aftermath of World War II, by Borislav Pekic, one of the…

  • The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri

    The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri
    av Bashkim Shehu

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810121102

    In a remote Albanian village, a place of banishment, a stranger appears, claiming to be Viktor Dragoti and looking for his long-lost love. That Viktor Dragoti has been dead for nine years, killed by the Albanian coast guard while trying to swim to f…

  • The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri

    The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri
    av Bashkim Shehu

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810121119

    In a remote Albanian village, a place of banishment, a stranger appears, claiming to be Viktor Dragoti and looking for his long-lost love. That Viktor Dragoti has been dead for nine years, killed by the Albanian coast guard while trying to swim to f…

  • Coming from an Off-Key Time

    Coming from an Off-Key Time

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810126848

    The fall of communism in Eastern Europe in 1989 marked, in one famous formulation, the "end of history." In his apocalyptic novel Coming from an Off-Key Time, Bogdan Suceava satirizes the events in his native Romania since the violent end of the Cea…

  • How to Quiet a Vampire

    How to Quiet a Vampire

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117204

    Published to acclaim in 1977, this controversial novel of ideas follows Konrad Rutkowski - professor of medieval history and former Gestapo officer - as he returns to the scene of his war crimes determined to renounce, or perhaps justify, his Nazi p…

  • How to Quiet a Vampire

    How to Quiet a Vampire

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117198

    Published to acclaim in 1977, this controversial novel of ideas follows Konrad Rutkowski - professor of medieval history and former Gestapo officer - as he returns to the scene of his war crimes determined to renounce, or perhaps justify, his Nazi p…

  • Ever Green is...

    Ever Green is...
    av Pavel Vilikovsky

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810119086

    Hailed as one of the most important Eastern European writers of the post-communist era, Pavel Vilikovsky began his career in 1964. But the implicit political content of his writing and its straightforward treatment of such taboo topics as bisexualit…

  • Ever Green is...

    Ever Green is...
    av Pavel Vilikovsky

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810119079

    Hailed as one of the most important Eastern European writers of the post-communist era, Pavel Vilikovsky began his career in 1964. But the implicit political content of his writing and its straightforward treatment of such taboo topics as bisexualit…

  • House of Day, House of Night

    House of Day, House of Night
    av Olga Tokarczuk

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810118690

    The English translation of the prize-winning international bestseller Winner of the Gunter Grass Prize Nowa Ruda is a small town in Silesia, an area that has been a part of Poland, Germany, and the former Czechoslovakia in the past. When the narrato…

  • House of Day, House of Night

    House of Day, House of Night
    av Olga Tokarczuk

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810118928

    The English translation of the prize-winning international bestseller and Winner of the Gunter Grass Prize. Nowa Ruda is a small town in Silesia, an area that has been a part of Poland, Germany, and the former Czechoslovakia in the past. When the na…

  • A Bohemian Youth

    A Bohemian Youth
    av Josef Hirsal

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810115927

    Winner, 1998 PEN Center USA West Award for Translation Josef Hirsal's experimental novel is a Dada-like romp through the life of a young man born into a Bohemian peasant family. Told in five parts, A Bohemian Youth begins with a word to the wise, mo…

  • The Loss

    The Loss
    av Vladimir Makanin

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116405

    The novella and two short stories that make up this volume were written at three different periods in Makanin's life, yet they are united by their narrative and stylistic invention, their range of human emotion, and the profound humanity of their pr…

  • Mocking Desire

    Mocking Desire
    av Drago Jancar

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810115545

    Depicts the experiences of Gregor Gradnik, a Slovenian writer and professor, during a year spent in New Orleans

  • Lodgers

    Lodgers
    av Nenad Velickovic

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810122420

    Published as the siege of Sarajevo ended, Lodgers is a hilarious, unsentimental report from the front lines of the Balkan wars of the 1990s. Detergent mixed with flour, museum relics sold to U.N. peacekeepers, the magic power of laminated accreditat…

  • Lodgers

    Lodgers
    av Nenad Velickovic

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810122413

    Published as the siege of Sarajevo ended, Lodgers is a hilarious, unsentimental report from the front lines of the Balkan wars of the 1990s. Detergent mixed with flour, museum relics sold to U.N. peacekeepers, the magic power of laminated accreditat…

  • Time Gifts

    Time Gifts
    av Zoran Zivkovic

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117822

    Zoran Zivkovic weaves four mysterious encounters around philosophical questions at the core of human existence. Provocative and original, Time Gifts is a meditation on the nature of time and, especially, on the nature of those at its mercy.

  • My Family's Role in the World Revolution and Other Prose

    My Family's Role in the World Revolution and Other Prose
    av Bora Cosic

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810113688

    Bora Cosic's My Family's Role in the World Revolution enjoyed a successful run as a play, but the film version was closed immediately and ultimately caused Cosic's publications to be for over four years. During the German occupation of Belgrade, a f…

  • Peltse and Pentameron

    Peltse and Pentameron
    av Volodymyr Dibrova

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810112193

    In these two novellas, Volodymyr Dibrova tells the story of how the Soviet system was sustained by individuals who never truly believed in it, but simply lacked the courage to oppose it. Peltse portrays the formation of an average apparatchik. Both…

  • Peltse and Pentameron

    Peltse and Pentameron
    av Volodymyr Dibrova

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810112377

    In these two novellas, Volodymyr Dibrova - one of the best prose writers in Ukraine today - tells the story of how the Soviet system was sustained by individuals who never truly chose to support it but simply lacked the courage to oppose it. Peltse…

  • And Other Stories

    And Other Stories
    av Georgi Gospodinov

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124318

    Stories within stories, a few contemporary fables, a hint of the narrative complexity of Borges, a whiff of the gritty realism of pre- and post-communist life in Eastern Europe - these are the elements that come together in a unique and surprising w…

  • And Other Stories

    And Other Stories
    av Georgi Gospodinov

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124325

    Stories within stories, a few contemporary fables, a hint of the narrative complexity of Borges, a whiff of the gritty realism of pre- and post-communist life in Eastern Europe - these are the elements that come together in a unique and surprising w…

  • Angel Riding a Beast

    Angel Riding a Beast
    av Liliana Ursu

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116580

    The poems in Angel Riding a Beast are the stunning expression of the Romanian poet Liliana Ursu's years in America. The sadness and paradoxes of exile and the clarity of a cross-cultural awareness become for Ursu the psychological and descriptive fr…

  • Angel Riding A Beast

    Angel Riding A Beast
    av Liliana Ursu

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116597

    The poems in Angel Riding a Beast are the stunning expression of the Romanian poet Liliana Ursu's years in America. The sadness and paradoxes of exile and the clarity of a cross-cultural awareness become for Ursu the psychological and descriptive fr…

  • Compulsory Happiness

    Compulsory Happiness
    av Norman Manea

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810111905

    In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, Norman Manea's four novellas create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of the ordinary, a…

  • The Silk, the Shears and Marina; or, About Biography

    The Silk, the Shears and Marina; or, About Biography
    av Irena Vrkljan

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116030

    These are the first two volumes of the Croatian poet and novelist Irena Vrkljan's lyrical autobiography. Although each novel illuminates the other, they also stand alone as original and independent works of art. In The Silk, the Shears, Vrkljan trac…

  • Skinswaps

    Skinswaps
    av Andrej Blatnik

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116573

    The first collection of stories by Slovenian writer Andrej Blatnik to appear in English, Skinswaps represents a new ethos in the literature of post-Communist Eastern Europe. Blatnik's vision of the isolation, self-deception, violence, and emotional…

  • Skinswaps

    Skinswaps
    av Andrej Blatnik

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116566

    The first collection of stories by Slovenian writer Andrej Blatnik to appear in English, Skinswaps represents a new ethos in the literature of post-Communist Eastern Europe. Blatnik's vision of the isolation, self-deception, violence, and emotional…

  • Rudolf

    Rudolf
    av Marian Pankowski

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810114173

    This novel, set in the 1970s, tells the story of the ""author,"" a middle-aged Polish professor who lives abroad but who earlier survived the Nazi concentration camps, and Rudolf, an old man. Told in stream of consciousness as well as through a tria…

  • The Ninth

    The Ninth
    av Ferenc Barnas

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810126008

  • Balkan Blues

    Balkan Blues

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810113251

    This collection first appeared as a special issue of Storm, the British literary journal of new eastern European writing. Joanna Labon has selected excellent, timely essays, stories, drama, and prose by exiled or silenced members of the Yugoslav int…

  • The Prophecy and Other Stories

    The Prophecy and Other Stories
    av Drago Jancar

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810125780

    These newly collected short stories reveal a master at the top of his game. Drago Jancar possesses an acute understanding of the human psyche, enabling his stories to resonate beyond their particular milieu. This collection features seven pieces, dr…

  • Shamara and Other Writings

    Shamara and Other Writings
    av Svetlana Vasilenko

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117228

    This collection features Svetlana Vasilenko's novel Little Fool, nominated for the Russian Booker Prize. Rich in folklore, legend, and history, the story follows the transformation of Ganna, a girl from the Volga shores, into a modern-day Madonna.…

  • Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood

    Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123366

    Although Albanian literature dates back to the 1500s, creative prose in that nation is very much a twentieth-century phenomenon; and much as the early literature in Albanian was interrupted by Ottoman rule - and oppression - its later emergence was…

  • Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood

    Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123373

    Although Albanian literature dates back to the 1500s, creative prose in that nation is very much a twentieth-century phenomenon; and much as the early literature in Albanian was interrupted by Ottoman rule - and oppression - its later emergence was…

  • The Third Shore

    The Third Shore

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123113

    The events of 1989 that brought an end to the so-called East Bloc may have increased women's opportunities to write and publish, or at least changed the circumstances under which they do so. Still writing from a certain historical and cultural margi…

  • The Third Shore

    The Third Shore

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810123090

    The events of 1989 that brought an end to the so-called East Bloc may have increased women's opportunities to write and publish, or at least changed the circumstances under which they do so. Still writing from a certain historical and cultural margi…

  • Fire on Water

    Fire on Water
    av Arnost Lustig

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810122208

    In this pair of short novels. Arnost Lustig continues his lifelong project of creating a universe - at once concrete and dreamlike - to examine the horrors of the Holocaust and the impossible burden of living as a survivor. The Abyss is the fragment…

  • Fire on Water

    Fire on Water
    av Arnost Lustig

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810122192

    In this pair of short novels. Arnost Lustig continues his lifelong project of creating a universe - at once concrete and dreamlike - to examine the horrors of the Holocaust and the impossible burden of living as a survivor. The Abyss is the fragment…

  • Charon's Ferry

    Charon's Ferry
    av Gyula Illyes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117990

    At the heart of this collection are meditations on cultural values, Hungarian history, and the legacy of suppression and survival. Included in this collection is one of the author's most outspoken poems, "One Sentence on Tyranny," a haunting and rel…

  • Charon's Ferry

    Charon's Ferry
    av Gyula Illyes

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117983

    At the heart of this collection are meditations on cultural values, Hungarian history, and the legacy of suppression and survival. Included in this collection is one of the author's most outspoken poems, ""One Sentence on Tyranny,"" a haunting and r…

  • The Silk, the Shears, and Marina

    The Silk, the Shears, and Marina
    av Irena Vrkljan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810116047

    These are the first two volumes of the Croatian poet and novelist Irena Vrkljan's lyrical autobiography. Although each novel illuminates the other, they also stand alone as original and independent works of art. In The Silk, the Shears, Vrkljan trac…

  • Words are Something Else

    Words are Something Else
    av David Albahari

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810113060

    David Albahari is one of the most prominent prose writers to come out of the former Yugoslavia in the last twenty years. His short stories, which developed largely outside the canon of Serbian literature, have influenced a generation of Balkan write…

  • Perverzion

    Perverzion
    av Yuri Andrukhovych

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810119642

    The tale of a poet's tragicomic last days in Venica; What was the fate of Stanislav Perfetsky - poet, provocateur, and hero of Ukrainian underground culture? Certain evidence points to suicide. But some whisper murder. Some suggest the grand Eastern…

  • Perverzion

    Perverzion
    av Yuri Andrukhovych

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810119635

    The tale of a poet's tragicomic last days in Venica; What was the fate of Stanislav Perfetsky - poet, provocateur, and hero of Ukrainian underground culture? Certain evidence points to suicide. But some whisper murder. Some suggest the grand Eastern…

  • Materada

    Materada
    av Fulvio Tomizza

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810117594

    Francesco Koslovic--even his name straddles two cultures. And during the spring of 1955, in the village of Materada on the Istrian Peninsula, his two worlds are coming apart. Materada, the first volume of Fulvio Tomizza's celebrated Istrian Trilogy,…

  • Zenobia

    Zenobia
    av Gellu Naum

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810112551

    One of the best-known novels by prolific Romanian avant-garde writer Gelu Naum, Zenobia is the evocation of the singular quest of a Surrealist knight-errant who strives to be true to the gentle demands of his lady in a landscape of snares, desolatio…

  • Zenobia

    Zenobia
    av Gellu Naum

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810112544

    A full-length novel by a member of the Romanian literary avant-garde, Zenobia is the evocation of the singular quest of a Surrealist knight-errant who strives to be true to the gentle demands of his lady in a landscape of snares, desolation, incipie…

  • Vita Nuova

    Vita Nuova
    av Bohumil Hrabal

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810125469

    Vita Nuova is the second in a trilogy of memoirs written from the perspective of Bohumil Hrabal's wife, Eliska, about their life in Prague from the 1950s to the 1970s, when Communist repression of artists was at its peak. Hrabal's inimitable humor,…

  • Ballad of Descent

    Ballad of Descent
    av Martin Vopenka

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810112537

    Martin and Tomas leave Prague on Christmas Day for that other country. Although their destination is the mountains, their departure has been initiated by a search for their own identity--people in their country have become alike, losing their indivi…

  • Tsing

    Tsing
    av David Albahari

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810115682

    Beginning with a series of imagined vignettes involving a father and daughter, David Albahari weaves both real and imagined narrative fragments together to create a multilayered narrative combining a wholly fictional novel with a chronicle of the na…

  • Mocking Desire

    Mocking Desire
    av Drago Janecar

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810115538

    The first novel by the preeminent Slovenian author Drago Jancar to be published in English, Mocking Desire is a brilliant exploration of conflicting states of experience and comprehension. Gregor Gradnik, a Slovenian writer, enters the sensual and s…

  • The Soul of a Patriot

    The Soul of a Patriot
    av Evgeny Popov

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810111936

    One of the liveliest novels to come out of Russia in recent years, The Soul of a Patriot is, on the surface, a series of amusing letters written at the death of Leonid Brezhnev. The fictional Evgeny Popov's account of his family history becomes a ra…

  • Northern Lights

    Northern Lights
    av Jancar

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810118393

    Josef Erdman arrives in Maribor, Slovenia, on the eve of World War II. Though he claims to be a salesman, it soon becomes apparent that Josef has no purpose in the town--and that a newcomer can expect nothing but distrust from the townspeople. Again…

  • My Family's Role in the World Revolution

    My Family's Role in the World Revolution
    av Bora Cosic

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810113671

    Bora Cosic's My Family's Role in the World Revolution enjoyed a successful run as a play, but the film version was closed immediately and ultimately caused Cosic's publications to be for over four years. During the German occupation of Belgrade, a f…

  • In-House Weddings

    In-House Weddings
    av Bohumil Hrabal

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124295

    Inspired by ""Mrs. Tolstoy and Mrs. Dostoevsky, whose biographies about their husbands have now been published in Prague,"" Bohumil Hrabal decided to produce his own autobiographical work, ostensibly fiction, from his wife's point of view. He would…

  • In-House Weddings

    In-House Weddings
    av Bohumil Hrabal

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810124301

    Inspired by "Mrs. Tolstoy and Mrs. Dostoevsky, whose biographies about their husbands have now been published in Prague," Bohumil Hrabal decided to produce his own autobiographical work, ostensibly fiction, from his wife's point of view. He would wr…

  • Tango Player

    Tango Player
    av Christoph Hein

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810111165

    Set in 1968 Leipzig, Christoph Hein's novel is the story of Dallow, an apolitical academic who has just returned to civilian life after serving twenty-one months in prison. His crime: he was the substitute piano player in a student cabaret in which…