Interview with Zarko Radakovic

In response to the publication of his Book about Music (with David Albahari), an interview with Zarko Radakovic has appeared HERE.

Although I can’t read Serbian, I can see that I appear (my name nicely declined) early in the interview:

* Zajednički rad nastavio se i u književnosti?

– Tako sam pristupio i pisanju nekih knjiga. Prvi put zajedno sa Skotom Abotom. Osamdesetih godina čitali smo neke Handkeove knjige, zajedno, i sve vreme razgovarali o njima.

They lead with a photo that reveals the good-heartedness and intelligence of my friend:


About Scott Abbott

Ph.D. in German Literature from Princeton University, 1979. Then I taught at Vanderbilt University, BYU, and Utah Valley State College. At Utah Valley University, I'm Director of the Program in Integrated Studies and former Chair of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy. My publications include a book on Freemasonry and the German Novel, two co-authored books with Zarko Radakovic (published in Serbo-Croatian in Belgrade), and translations of a book by Austrian author Peter Handke and of a catalogue of an exhibit called "The German Army and Genocide." More famously, my children are in the process of creating good lives for themselves: as a model and manager, as a teacher of Chinese language, as a watershed scientist and science writer, as a jazz musician, as a corrections officer, as university students, and as parents. I share my life with UVU historian Lyn Bennett and our yellow dog Blue. Some publications at
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