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David Albahari

Biography

David Albahari was born in Peć in 1948. He published his first stories in 1982 but became better known in 1982 when his collection Opis smrti won the Andrić Award. He worked for the evacuation of the Jewish population from Sarajevo in 1991 and also started a petition to legalise marijuana in Yugoslavia. In 1994, he emigrated with his family to Calgary, Canada. He has written stories, novels and essays and poetry.

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Bibliography

1973 Porodično vreme (stories)
1978 Obične priče (stories)
1978 Sudija Dimitrijević (novel)
1982 Opis smrti (stories)
1984 Fras u šupi (stories)
1988 Jednostavnost (stories)
1988 Cink (Tsing) (novel)
1993 Pelerina (stories)
1993 Kratka knjiga (novel)
1994 Izabrane priče (stories)
1995 Snežni čovek (Snow Man) (novel)
1996 Mamac (Bait) (novel)
1996 Words are Something Else (stories)
1997 Mrak (novel)
1998 Gec i Majer (Götz and Meyer) (novel)
1999 Neobične priče (stories)
2001 Svetski putnik (Globetrotter) (novel)
2003 Drugi jezik, (stories)
2005 Pijavice (Leeches) (novel)
2006 Senke (stories)
2006 Marke (novel)
2007 Ludvig (novel)
2008 Svake noći u drugom gradu (stories)
2008 Brat (novel)
2008 Ema i jež koji nestaje (children’s)
2009 Nema pesma (stories)
2010 Ni dan bez čuda (children’s)
2010 Ćerka (novel)
2011 Ljudi, gradovi i štoš̌ta drugo (essays)
2011 Kontrolni punkt (Checkpoint) (novel)
2011 Pamtivek (memoir)
2013 Krava je usamljena žvotinja (poetry)
2013 Male priče (poetry)
2013 Propuštena prilika (essays)
2014 Životinjsko carstvo (novel)
2014 Learning Cyrillic (stories)
2016 Nove male priče (poetry)
2017 21 priča o sreći (stories)
2017 Danas je sreda (novel)