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Serbo Croatian writer Danilo Kiš’ titles in translation reviewed by New York Journal of Books

NYJB reviewer David Cooper dives into The Attic, Psalm 44, and The Lute and the Scars citing the Shoah themes plus the lyrical and whimsical quality of the translation. Highly recommended to foreign literature fans and D. Kiš devotees.

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PRLog - Aug. 25, 2012 - SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- New York Journal of Books reviewer David Cooper is a poet, translator, and journalist specializing in world literature. David’s portfolio of reviews is diverse. This is the first time NYJB has concurrently reviewed and posted three works by one author, and we expect this robust presentation will contribute to Danilo Kiš’ stellar reputation.

About The Attic Cooper comments: “The book is a highly inventive, imaginative, and partly autobiographical account of bohemian life in Belgrade and the Adriatic Coast in the 1950s; its Serbo Croatian title Mansarda can also be translated as The Garret. Read the full review below:

“In Psalm 44 Mr. Kiš’ postmodern prose embellishes a framework of heroic yet ethically complex characters and a simple plot.” Read the full review:

“The Lute and the Scars is recommended to Mr. Kiš’ admirers as well as to all readers of Eastern European literature in translation and of short form fiction.”

While you’re at http://nyjournalofbooks.com take a moment to explore the sweeping range of insightful reviews by our panel of professional writers. Relax and browse, learn about current titles, and investigate older ones you may have missed. New York Journal of Books covers books of all types. We review the big titles and make an extra effort to cover those less publicized gems from small independent presses.

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