The book itself is wise and ripe with good characters that share a deep sense of pride and fear. Having been young during the conflict and witnessing my locals schools adopt... Read morePublished 7 days ago by megselke
Journalist Barbara Demick gives a microcosmic overview of life in the war torn capital of Bosnia and Herzegovena, by chronicling the lives of several resident families on Sarajevan... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Emi Bevacqua
In 1996 I went to Medugorje. I never new what had just happened to all the Sarajevans. I tried to understand their bitterness toward Americans, and after reading this book I... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Karleen Dell'Ova
I had previously read "Nothing to Envy" which I found very engrossing and informative so I looked forward to reading another of Barbara Demicks books. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Julianne Ballard
Living in Sarajevo for 2 years, this book really resonated with me, it provided a real-life experience of a recent history of Sarajevo that is very visible still around the city. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Names are very confusing. The book gets bogged down in to much detail. Would have liked more background on the atrocities committed on all sides of this atrocious war.Published 8 months ago by Terry J
Humanity , history, reason, this book have all the answer about.
I am totally immerse into the scene of the book.
Nothing to Envy. I would have enjoyed a bit more depth into the belief systems leading to all this conflict rather than so much time spent on the residents on Logavina Street. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Reikigirl
This book gave a glimpse of many people's situation in the war. It followed many during the period and gave an insight how people felt and survived.Published 19 months ago by Johanna