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“[W]e can be thankful to have so many talented new voices to discover.” (Library Journal)

“Starred Review. With authors ranging from the familiar (Hilary Mantel) to the obscure (Macedonia's Blaze Minevski) to the internationally acclaimed but under-appreciated in the U.S.A. (Spain's Enrique Vila-Matas; Hungary's László Krasznahorkai; Poland's Olga Tokarczuk), the second volume of this lauded series makes good on the first's promise.... With stories from Montenegro, Cyprus, and even tiny Liechtenstein aside works from Turkey, Estonia, and most of Western Europe, this edition packs both a stylistic punch and a satisfying range.” (Publishers Weekly)

Best European Fiction 2011 is the second in what, with any luck, could turn out to be an annual series.... it is easy to appreciate what Mr. Hemon calls 'the depth and width and beauty of human experience' represented here.” (Larry Rohter - The New York Times)

“For one book to range so widely in geographical terms is a praiseworthy achievement in itself; to do so and encompass so many delightfully singular, fascinatingly overlapping talents is an achievement of another order.” (The Wall Street Journal)

About the Author

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of "The Lazarus Project, "which was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and three books of short stories: "The Question of Bruno"; "Nowhere Man", which was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and "Love and Obstacles". He was the recipient of a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship and a "genius grant" from the MacArthur Foundation. He lives in Chicago.

Nicole Krauss has been hailed by the New York Times as one of America s most important novelists. She is the author of the international bestseller Great House, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Man Walks Into a Room. Her books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages.

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Product Details

  • Series: Best European Fiction
  • Paperback: 459 pages
  • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press; 2012 ed. edition (November 8, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1564786803
  • ISBN-13: 978-1564786807
  • Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 1.3 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,405,568 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Truffaut015 on February 15, 2012
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Despite the varied social, cultural, intellectual and ethnic settings of this superb collection, the overwhelming moods are ennui, anomie, and entropy (personal, political and social). I have rarely admired writing more and simultaneously found myself driven into deep gloom by any collection of stories. Read on a sunny day...
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By RobertOfAquinas86 on December 28, 2012
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Did you know that as American readers, or lovers of fiction; that we only read between 3-5% of writing which comes from other places than our beloved country, The U.S.A.? We are ethnocentric in our myopic choices of what we read. We are so much the poorer for the lack of diversity in our book choices! We are the losers in this world of literature! Think about it... then, take a look at what the remainder of the entire world has to offer you! These "Best Of" books are a great place to start! Robert, The English Professor *I do not lie nor ever exaggerate. Period.
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This is a great series if you want to learn more about European culture.
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