Monthly Archives: April 2014

Translated from . . . : Works by Miljenko Jergovic

Five years passed in the blink of an eye. Natasa was in Belgrade, and I was in Sarajevo. The war was raging. The war of my life, the only one I remember and the only one in which it seems … Continue reading

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Learning Cyrillic / Ћзрилица

“Learning Cyrillic” is the title of a story by David Albahari, in a translation by Ellen Elias-Bursac, published in Words without Borders, January 2007. It is also the title of a book of short stories, soon to appear in a US edition … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons and Changing Names

The last geometries of winter:   And the brilliant flowers of spring. First the dogtooth violet (obvious how it got its canine name): And then, when it’s open, it becomes a glacier lily (it really is a lily, and not a … Continue reading

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MidSpringWinter

   

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