Istros Books | independent publishing house | books from unfamiliar places, undiscovered writers
Croatian poet and author, Olja Savičević draws parallels between the Wild West and the South of Croatia.
Price: £ 9,99
Winner of the EU Prize for Literature for Turkey in 2011, a hard-hitting collection of short stories by Ciler Ilhan
Price: £ 8,99
The Great War
An epic overview of WWI from a Balkan perspective
by Aleksandar Gatalica
Price: £ 10,99
At Istros Books, we believe quality has no borders.
Istros Books is an independent publishing house that - in its short history - has managed to prove itself at the forefront of discovering and promoting literature from South East Europe. We are proud to have published the work of the leading philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, and of having no less than 5 EU Prize for Literature winners on our list.
Having won successful grant bids from, among others, the European Union Culture Fund, English PEN and Arts Council England, we have built a secure platform for the best writers from the region to reach a new audience of English-speaking readers across the globe. With a focus on cutting-edge fiction and unique non-fiction titles in high-quality English translation, we continue to bring you the best in contemporary European literature.
''Istros Books has brought a change to the publishing scene by highlighting a region that had until recently been terra incognita''
Literature Across Frontiers
''I hope this small and adventurous publisher brings out more.''
Nick Lezard, The Guardian
"...nourishment to readers hungry for the best new European fiction, and to those wondering where the new generation of post-Yugoslav novelists are."
Kapka Kassabova, The Guardian
Istros Books, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL TEL: +44 207388 8886
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