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Recommended memoir books (4)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into memoir here are some memoir books from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Goodbye Sarajevo : A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival by Atka Reid, Hana Schofield EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
A moving and compelling true story about two sisters fighting for survival in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war
Recommended: 04 Sep 2022


The Cat I Never Named by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
In Bihac, Bosnia, in 1992, sixteen-year-old Amra and her family face starvation and the threat of brutal ethnic violence as Serbs and Bosnians clash, while a stray cat, Maci, provides solace --
Recommended: 25 Jan 2023


Where You Come From by Damion Searls, Sasa Stanisic EN

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
In August, 1992, a boy and his mother flee the war in Yugoslavia and arrive in Germany. Six months later, the boy’s father joins them, bringing a brown suitcase, insomnia, and a scar on his thigh. Saša Stanišic’s Where You Come From is a novel about this family, whose world is uprooted and remade by war: their history, their life before the conflict, and the years that followed their escape as they created a new life in a new country. Blending autofiction, fable, and choose-your-own-adventure, Where You Come From is set in a village where only thirteen people remain, in lost and made-up memori... continue
Recommended: 13 Nov 2022


Zlata's Diary : A Child's Life in Sarajevo by Zlata Filipović EN

Rating: 3.5     13 Votes
Excerpts from the author's diary, begun when she was eleven, describes life in Sarajevo under siege
Recommended: 02 Jan 2023

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