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None Like Her

None Like Her

WORLD SERIES SLOVENIA

A serial lover seeks the real thing

 

Price: £ 9,99

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Panorama

Panorama

WORLD SERIES SLOVENIA

A Narative about the Course of Events

Price: £ 9,99

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Three Loves, One Death

Three Loves, One Death

WORLD SERIES SLOVENIA

The second novel in Flisar's 'village trilogy'

 

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Latest news

International Dublin Literary Award

International Dublin Literary Award

Istros has three titles on the 2017 longlist!

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Republic of Consciousness Prize

Republic of Consciousness Prize

QUIET FLOWS THE UNA makes longlist for new UK prize

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The Comedy of Life

The Comedy of Life

Jela Krečič and Slavoj Žižek present NONE LIKE HER

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Balkan Day: A Rich Heritage of Stories

Balkan Day: A Rich Heritage of Stories

Our next big event at the British Library: 24th June

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At Istros Books, we believe quality has no borders.

Istros Books was set up in 2011 in order to publish and promote literature in translaiton from SE Europe and the Balkans. In its short history, it has managed to prove itself at the forefront of discovering and promoting exciting new works, ranging from essays on the state of the EU by Slavoj Žižek, to six winners of the EU Prize for Literature.

We are proud to be joining forces with Peter Owen Publishers in order to continue our committment to bringing you fresh and exciting works of fiction and non-fiction in flawless English translation. The first joint titles will be coming out in November 2016, with 3 new novels in the WORLD SERIES Slovenia, followed by the Serbian Autumn collection in 2017.


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


Susan Curtis-Kojakovic’s pioneering independent list, Istros, which since 2011 has been publishing outstanding fiction from southeastern Europe and the Balkans. 

Eileen Battersby, Irish Times


...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