Blogs in July 2023

Farewell, Cowboy 5th July 2023

Farewell, Cowboy is a tough yet poetic novel by one of Croatia’s best known writers. The story is rich in local colour and sentiment, following the main character, Dada, who returns to her home town on the Adriatic coast...

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Body Kintsugi 16th October 2022

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with liquid gold, thereby highlighting and celebrating the object’s past. In this powerful and personal novel, Senka Maric uses kintsugi as a lens through which to interrogate ideas of illness...

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My Heart 14th January 2021

TRANSLATED BY CELIA HAWKESWORTH An intimate work of autobiographical fiction by one of ex-Yugoslavia’s greatest writers about his family’s experience as refugees from the Bosnian war – a timeless story of love, memory, and the resilience of the human...

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