Books set in Bosnia and Herzegovina (6)


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


Mars by Asja Bakić EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Recommended: 07 Mar 2023


The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric, Ivo Andríc EN

Rating: 4.5     8 Votes
Country: Europe / Serbia flag Serbia
Portrays the dramatic lives of the people living in a small town near a huge stone bridge in the Balkans


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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