A tender and revealing set of stories by the uniquely delicate Bosnian writer, Alma Lazarevska. Avoiding the easy traps of politics and blame, she reveals a world. I just finished my first Istros book – Death in the Museum of Modern Art () by Bosnian writer Alma Lazarevska (information about her is. “Often regarded as one of the pioneers of women’s war writing in Bosnia- Herzegovina, Lazarevska represents an alternative to the heroic war discourse.

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There are writers and books that are permanent fixtures and there are those that I occasionally discover and lazarevsla. Spaces Measured With Words: There cannot be an anti-government protest lazarecska ethnic affiliation is still of utmost importance. Ne vjerujem u ogromne romane osim ako ih nije napisao Tomas Man, Tolstoj ili neko iz epohe velikih romana.

Kao da sam htjela sebi potvrditi: Then you gradually realise that there are always rings around you, albeit invisible and not always imposed malevolently.

Ne govorim o uticajima nego o sklonostima. Naravno, pisanje nije tek puko inventarisanje stavarnosti. And I could go on like this indefinitely. That could possibly be madness, quirkiness. There are some wonderful short stories that were written by men and told by female first-person narrators.


Death in the Museum of Modern Art by Alma Lazarevska

Follow on Facebook and Twitter. This is an enigma to me as well. One such pose is that of an authority or a critic.

Where does our journey end? Also, I used to love, or rather find myself, watching films. Ko je bio taj anonimni neko? Sit down and write. When and how did you start writing? On the contrary, I emphasized at all times ,azarevska it was game playing.

Those who love talking about the siege of Sarajevo always point out that, due to a lack of heating materials, Sarajevans used up books.

Nothing can redeem them, not even a mention of Sarajevo. I will try to give those shape in my fiction. Naturally, I see a few things on TV, in the press. Summerwindian marked it as to-read Oct 14, I appreciate it even more having discovered the importance of a record in the writing process. Bunny Cavanagh rated it it was ok Apr 30, To ask other readers questions about Death in the Museum of Modern Artplease sign up.

And I would not mind if someone told me that theirs were the only films I could watch.

Tender Tales from the Siege of Sarajevo: “Death in the Museum of Modern Art” by Alma Lazarevska

It just akma to me that diminutives are not common in English. I like when my books reach someone and I know nothing of it. A thousand and one dangers lie in wait for children in the besieged city. A lot of emotions and resources get spent on the jubilees and afterward everyday life can barely function.


Death in the Museum of Modern Art

It is the acme of the memoir literature. Ovo je zagonetka i za mene samu. In a collaboration there should not be any arrogance on one side or the other.

Ja to nisam uradila s nekom jasnom namjerom, to nije dio nekog plana. What is bad is to sit down and tell yourself: In the besieged Sarajevo, I cannot really explain why, I was haunted by something that happened in Published by Tulika Bahadur.

Avoiding the easy traps of politics and blame, she reveals a world full of incidents and worries so similar to our own, and yet always under the shadow of the snipers. I cannot pass by someone who is reading without taking notice and satisfying my curiosity: