Books by Drago Jancar

I SAW HER THAT NIGHT by Drago Jancar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2016

"The economy with which Jancar creates memorable characters and moments while never letting the reader forget the war, the tumult of Yugoslavia, or the incursion of communism is astonishing, especially compared with the U.S. vogue for mammoth tomes of modest scope."
Five people in the Balkans recall their lives before and during World War II and the one unusual woman they all knew in this quietly impressive tale by a leading Slovenian writer. Read full book review >
BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2014 by Drago Jancar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2013

"Unlikely to touch off a wave of imitators on these shores but an interesting sampler."
Illuminating collection of current writing from across the pond, as different from its American counterpart as a Paris croissant is from a New York cronut. Read full book review >
MOCKING DESIRE by Drago Jancar
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"The book's overlong, but Gregor is in spite of himself an engagingly unlikely innocent abroad, and his embarrassed plunge into the savory grit of ordinary life is a trip well worth taking."
This intermittently entertaining Slovenian novel recounts the adventures of Gregor Gradnik, a writer from that land relocated in New Orleans as a visiting professor of creative writing. Read full book review >