Daša Drndić

Book Review: Last Night A Book Saved My Life or….What To Read, or Not

September 17, 2017
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I asked the venerable progressive publisher New Directions to send me what it has done for literature lately.

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Book Review: “Trieste” — A Vivid and Lurid Chronicle of Horrors

February 19, 2014
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As fiction, “Trieste” is almost entirely a dense tapestry of thinking, remembering, agonizing and raging.

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Arts Commentary: Translating at the War-Crimes Tribunal in The Hague

June 24, 2011
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“There were times when I felt as if I were perpetually stuck, like in that film, ‘Groundhog Day,’ in the spring of 1992 just as Bosnia was careening into conflict. At one point I went to Sarajevo to visit friends and was relieved, indeed surprised, to find that while I had been re-living the war over and over, the city was gradually rebuilding and leaving the war behind.”

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