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  • Nowhere Manby Aleksandar Hemon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95

    In this stylistically adventurous, brilliantly funny tour de force-the most highly acclaimed debut since Nathan Englander's-Aleksander Hemon writes of love and war, Sarajevo and America, with a skill and imagination that are breathtaking. A love affair is experienced in the blink of an eye as the Archduke Ferdinand watches his wife succumb to an assassin's... more...

  • The Question of Brunoby Aleksandar Hemon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00

    In this stylistically adventurous, brilliantly funny tour de force-the most highly acclaimed debut since Nathan Englander's-Aleksander Hemon writes of love and war, Sarajevo and America, with a skill and imagination that are breathtaking. A love affair is experienced in the blink of an eye as the Archduke Ferdinand watches his wife succumb to an assassin's... more...

  • The Lazarus Projectby Aleksandar Hemon

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99

    The only novel from MacArthur Genius Award winner, Aleksandar Hemon -- the National Book Critics Circle Award winning The Lazarus Project . On March 2, 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, an Eastern European Jewish immigrant, was shot to death on the doorstep of the Chicago chief of police and cast as a would-be anarchist assassin. ... more...

  • Love and Obstaclesby Aleksandar Hemon

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    From the celebrated author of the bestselling Lazarus Project "a dazzling collection of stories ... further cementing [Hemon's] position among the finest fiction writers working in English" ( GQ ). The stories of Aleksandar Hemon's Love and Obstacles are united by their narrator, a young man coming of age in Communist-but-cosmopolitan Sarajevo... more...

  • Love and Obstaclesby Aleksandar Hemon

    Pan Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 15.45

    Set in the darkest heart of Africa, in the backwaters of Slovenia, in the melting pot of Chicago, this brilliant collection of stories is coloured throughout by the 1992 Bosnian war. All but one of them features Bogdan, first met as a surly teenager during his diplomat father's assignment in Zaire, where he's happily corrupted by a degenerate American... more...

  • The Lazarus Projectby Aleksandar Hemon

    Pan Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 15.45

    On 2 March 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, a Russian Jewish immigrant to Chicago, tried to deliver a letter to the home of the city's Chief of Police, George Shippy. Instead of taking the letter, Shippy shot Averbuch twice, killing him. Lazarus Averbuch, Shippy claimed, was an anarchist assassin and an agent of foreign operatives who wanted... more...

  • The Lazarus Projectby Aleksandar Hemon

    Pan Macmillan 2009; US$ 8.34

    On 2 March 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, a Russian Jewish immigrant to Chicago, tried to deliver a letter to the home of the city?s Chief of Police, George Shippy. Instead of taking the letter, Shippy shot Averbuch twice, killing him. Lazarus Averbuch, Shippy claimed, was an anarchist assassin and an agent of foreign operatives who wanted... more...

  • Love and Obstaclesby Aleksandar Hemon

    Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 8.34

    ?If there is a more inspired writer of fiction than Aleksandar Hemon currently at work in English, I haven?t read him. Startlingly fresh and original . . . Read and rejoice? GQ The explosive perils of adolescence, a country falling apart, the overwhelming vertigo of striking out abroad: this is life in which love is only one of many obstacles. From... more...

  • The Question of Brunoby Aleksandar Hemon

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.34

    ?You will go a long way to find anything better than this? Edward Docx ?There is simply more history and more drama in Hemon?s stories than in a shelf and a half of the usual dayglo Anglo-American entertainment? Guardian The Question of Bruno is an elegy for the vanished Yugoslavia and a journey through the intertwined history of a family and a nation,... more...

  • Nowhere Manby Aleksandar Hemon

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.34

    ?Aleksandar Hemon has established himself as that rare thing, an essential writer. Another small act of defiance against this narrowing world? Observer ?His language sings . . . I should not be surprised if Hemon wins the Nobel Prize at some point? Giles Foden In Aleksandar Hemon?s electrifying first book, The Question of Bruno, Jozef Pronek left Sarajevo... more...