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4 popular kosovan books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Europe Challenge" were written by authors from Kosovo. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.


Bolla by Pajtim Statovci EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Kosovo flag Kosovo
From the author of National Book Award finalist Crossing comes an unlikely love story in Kosovo with unpredictable consequences that reverberates throughout a young man's life—a dazzling tale full of fury, tenderness, longing, and lust. “Devastating in the most beautiful ways. From the first pages you realize that you are in the hands of an absolute artist.” —Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby April 1995. Arsim is a twenty-four-year-old, recently married student at the University of Pristina, in Kosovo, keeping his head down to gain a university degree in a time and place deeply hosti... continue


El corazón de Tirana by Pajtim Statovci ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Kosovo flag Kosovo
Después de un vistazo al futuro, Roma en 1998, la historia vuelve a Tirana, capital de Albania, en los tiempos de la caída del régimen comunista, en la que el preadolescente Bujar nos va narrando su vida, su especial relación con su padre, y su gran amistad con Agim, brillante y con gran autodeterminación, quien disfruta de vestirse de mujer. A través de las narraciones del padre de Bujar, podemos acceder a muchos de los mitos y leyendas de Albania, y comprender parte de su construcción cultural. A medida que avanza, la historia alterna la nar... continue


My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci EN

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Country: Europe / Kosovo flag Kosovo
A love story set in two countries in two radically different moments in time, bringing together a young man, his mother, a boa constrictor, and one capricious cat. In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young Muslim girl is married off to a man she hardly knows, but what was meant to be a happy match goes quickly wrong. Soon thereafter her country is torn apart by war and she and her family flee. Years later, her son, Bekim, grows up a social outcast in present-day Finland, not just an immigrant in a country suspicious of foreigners, but a gay man in an unaccepting society. Aside from casual hookups, his only... continue


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