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David Albahari

The Homepage of David Albahari


Welcome to the website of David Albahari, a writer and translator from Serbia who currently lives in Canada. This website contains information about his biography and bibliography; new and old stories, essays and interviews, as well as the details of his future participation in the literary events in Europe and North America.



10 - 15. Vilenica literary festival, Slovenia

19 - 23. Pardenone literary festival, Italy

27. Belgrade, launching of "Cow is a lonely animal"


6 - 8. Zagreb (Booksa i Kontejner)

10. Novi Sad, launching of "Cow is a lonely animal"

20 - 27. Belgrade Book Fair

26 - 27. Basel Literature Festival


Calendar interpretation

Best Translated Book Award 2012

Assorted texts

It is not easy to be a firefly, she whispered to the napkin. Then her shoulders began to shake with sobs, and the barman had to call a cab to take her home. He gave her a sack of peanuts for the road, and while she licked the salt from the big nuts and stared at the shimmering neon lights, Eva promised herself that she would go back and start over again.