Istros has three titles on the 2017 longlist!
This yeaar's longlist for the International Dublin Literary Award includes 43 titles in translation, inlcuding three of our very own:
Yugolsavia, My Fatherland by Goran Vojnovic:
Seventeen years after the end of the Yugoslav wars, a son finds out that his father is still alive, wanted for war crimes. The story that then unfolds encompasses both the political and the personal, as the tragic fate of a family and a nation run in parallel.
Previous reviews: A gripping narrative that requires no allegorical decipherment - Mark Thompson, Times Literary Supplement
...profound and important - Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times
Dry Season by Gabriela Babnik:
An unusual love affair and two unreliable narrators make up the story of this remarkable novel. Sixty-two-year-old Anna from Slovenia falls in love with a man less than half her age, as the dry season comes to Burkina Faso. WINNER OF THE EU PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
Till Kingdom Come by Andrej Nikolaidis:
A misanthropic reporter chases the most important story of his life: the uncovering of his mother's true identity. Nikolaidis - one of Montengro's most contentious authors - is in fine form uncovering dark secrets while exposing endemic corruption.
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