Books by David Albahari

CHECKPOINT by David Albahari
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"A digressive but attention-grabbing critique of war's horrors."
A platoon of soldiers assigned to maintain order winds up doing anything but in this pointed military satire. Read full book review >
LEARNING CYRILLIC by David Albahari
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2014

"Considered, sometimes-stiff experiments enlivened by Albahari's wordplay."
Expats, lovers and writers from Belgrade to Calgary wrestle with distance and loss in this pensive, postmodern story collection from the veteran Serbian author. Read full book review >
GÖTZ AND MEYER by David Albahari
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2005

"Decades later, the Holocaust continues to enslave and inspire the European literary imagination—seldom more memorably than in Albahari's brilliantly disturbing novel."
What Hannah Arendt called "the banality of evil" is evoked with intensity in the prizewinning Serbian-born author's previously untranslated 1998 novel. Read full book review >
WORDS ARE SOMETHING ELSE by David Albahari
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"The Great Rebellion at the tuln Nazi Camp''), but all are accomplished and resonant tales: powerful evidence of the emergence of yet another important Eastern European writer—and a pleasurable and rewarding surprise in store for American readers."
Words Are Something Else ($49.95; paper $15.95; Aug. 1996; 200 pp.; 0-8101-1305-8; paper 0-8101-1306-6): A masterly collection of 27 stories written between the early 1970s and the present by Albahari, a brilliant Serbian writer whose obsessive identifying theme is the transformation and destruction of Jewish culture during WW II. Read full book review >