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FOUR HANDS WITHOUT A STEERING WHEEL

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Review of our We: On Friendship, published this month in Zagreb Radaković is one of the authors who, in addition to the basic flow of his work, also turns to other forms of writing, and his books in four hands … Continue reading

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Prose in Two Voices: Žarko Radaković, David Albahari, Scott Abbott, and Peter Handke

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Aleksa Đukanović, PROSE IN TWO VOICES, interview with writer Žarko Radaković, November 5, 2022. Co-writing, is it really possible? “Four-handed writing” is an inadequate term. Because writing is always confinement in a cell and acting alone… It started a long … Continue reading

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Nous sommes embarqués

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The final line of Wim Wenders’ magnificent Der Himmel über Berlin / Wings of Desire serves as the opening line of our announcement: Zarko’s and my book is here. You can buy the book on Amazon’s site and, when Elik … Continue reading

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Award for Zarko Radakovic’s and David Albahari’s “Book about Photography”

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Zarko just emailed this good news. His book with David Albahari, another remarkable Serbian writer and life-long friend, has just been awarded the prize for best non-fiction book of the year in Serbia. From the jury’s explanation [google translate version]: … Continue reading

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A Revelation: Three Muses Appear in a Dream

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I have been suffering from writer’s block for most of a month now, two months maybe. Part of the problem is that I’m working on four different projects: a book on the standing metaphor (almost impossibly broad and perhaps beyond … Continue reading

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TV Review of “Book on Friendship” — Mr. Fiery and Mr. Worthless, Authors

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Review by Jasmina Vrbavac A section of the Belgrade TV program “Cultural Center,” 20 April 2022 https://www.rts.rs/page/tv/sr/story/21/rts-2/4781905/kulturni-centar.html The section about our Book of Friendship begins at 18:06. Besides or behind or with the generous and illuminating review, a fascinating set of animations … Continue reading

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Book of Friendship

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Aleksa Đukanović“RESURRECTION” OF THE SENTIMENTAL NOVEL(Book of Friendship, Žarko Radaković / Scott Abbott, Laguna 2022.) Review in Belgrade’s daily newspaper POLITIKA Translation by the well-known wizard: google translate A book about friendship: a joint prose achievement written in two voices … Continue reading

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Dwelling in the Promised Land as a Russian

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This week, World Literature Today posted a transcript of a conversation with Russian/American Julia Nemirovskaya and the translator of her poetry Boris Drakyuk. Julia is my former colleague at BYU and my friend. José Vergara introduces the two poets (interviewed … Continue reading

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The “We’re Not a Parade” Parade

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From the Salt Lake Tribune this morning: A year after rainbow ‘Y’ lighting, BYU cracks down on protests The school has limited access on Y Mountain, and it also asked LGBTQ students handing out pins Friday to leave campus The … Continue reading

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Book about Friendship in Belgrade

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Yesterday in Belgrade’s Politika, an interview with Žarko about our book on Friendship and his new book with David Albahari about Photography. Thanks to Dragan Aleksic for passing it on. An approximate translation by Google Translate: Interview: ŽARKO RADAKOVIĆ, writer and … Continue reading

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