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Dry Season

Dry Season

Winnner of the European Prize for Literature

A love sotry which spans generations and continents

 

Price: £ 9,99

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Yugoslavia, My Fatherland

Yugoslavia, My Fatherland

One of the most anticipated novels in the region will now be available in English 

Price: £ 9,99

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Till Kingdom Come

Till Kingdom Come

The third novella from this highly acclaimed author

Price: £ 6,99

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What Does Europe Want?

What Does Europe Want?

Intro and interview with Alexis Tsipras. NOW MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER
 

Price: £ 12,00

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Latest news

Vojnovic novel gets major revew

Vojnovic novel gets major revew

Eileen Battersby reviews 'Yugoslavia, My Fatherland' in IRISH TIMES

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The Great War nominated for INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN AWARD

The Great War nominated for INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN AWARD

The International Dublin Literary Award is one of the biggest prizes for fiction

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Gabriela Babnik: Big World, Small Languages

Gabriela Babnik: Big World, Small Languages

Hear author Gabriela Babnik and translator, Rawley Grau discuss the novel, Dry Season at the Free Word Centre

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Andrej Nikoladiis on Istros Conversations

Andrej Nikoladiis on Istros Conversations

Hear the author speak about his life, his origins and his role as a 'post-Yugoslav' writer

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Fatos Lubonja honoured with international award

Fatos Lubonja honoured with international award

Albanian writer named as one of the 2015 Laureates for the Prince Claus Award

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At Istros Books, we believe quality has no borders.

Istros Books is an independent publishing house that has - in its short history - managed to prove itself at the forefront of discovering and promoting new literature from SE Europe. With works ranging from essays on the state of the EU by Slavoj Žižek, to six winners of the EU Prize for Literature, we are committed to bringing you fresh and exciting works of fiction and non-fiction in flawless English translation.


''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