A tender and revealing set of stories by the uniquely delicate Bosnian writer, Alma Lazarevska. Avoiding the easy traps of politics and blame, she reveals a world. I just finished my first Istros book – Death in the Museum of Modern Art () by Bosnian writer Alma Lazarevska (information about her is. “Often regarded as one of the pioneers of women’s war writing in Bosnia- Herzegovina, Lazarevska represents an alternative to the heroic war discourse.

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Kako Vi vidite trenutnu situaciju u Bosni i Hercegovini? I love the short story.

Again and again, I am fascinated by the role of language. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Almq Lazarevska Your texts abound with literary references, books as material objects, remarks about your published work. They will again die of illness and old-age. Lists with This Book. Even a certain degree of manipulation without which narration would not exist.

I was guided by intuition, unexpected details, and whatnot. She lives in Ottawa, Canada. It is interesting how I was coming upon certain facts, illustrations, images. The only thing I can tell you with certainty is that a writer must not tell lies. Ali, eto, ne volim nikakvu idolatriju pa ni prema Nabokovu.


Tender Tales from the Siege of Sarajevo: “Death in the Museum of Modern Art” by Alma Lazarevska

He stands by the bedroom window, gazing longingly at the hospital garden. Do you have a preference for a particular literary form? It happens that I grow fond of a short story writer. I cannot pass by someone who is reading without taking notice and satisfying my curiosity: Amla damaged apartment buildings near Vrbanja bridge in the Grbavica district on the left bank of the Miljacka river, Wikipedia [Public Domain].

Ja ne bih govorila o literarnim uticajima. Intervju smo vodile putem emaila tokom juna i jula ove godine. Rebecca Noska marked it as to-read Jun 24, I never rush to conclusions. I no longer have interest in film as a medium. During the siege, not only were there no computers, but there was not even enough paper for a standard typewriter. To a writer language is a medium.

But it is worth trying. It is dedicated to publishing high-quality works that can transcend national interest and speak in the common voice of human experience.

Alma Lazarevska

I will try to give those shape in my fiction. Veoma volim njegovu knjigu Speak, Memory.

I completely gave up on public life. This lazareveka an enigma to me as well. It is appalling that the criminals have not yet been punished.


View all posts by Tulika Bahadur. Nisu leptirovi jedini razlog zbog kojeg volim Nabokova.

Spaces Measured With Words: An Interview With Alma Lazarevska | The Mantle

I spent every single day and night of the siege in Sarajevo. An Interview With Alma Lazarevska. In Death in lazaregska Museum of Modern Artthe narrative — through six dense but delicate stories — focuses on little, normal things — laazrevska, curtains, candles. That is literature at its finest. My relationship with my camera completely amateurish! How closely do you collaborate with the translators of your texts?

Then red-hot balls will no longer be falling on the besieged city and people in it will not die from tiny pieces of hot iron in their bodies. Winter brought freezing indoor temperatures, often even colder than outside.

And I like that there is something on which I disagree with my favorite author.