Now in its second year, the publisher-owned Fraktura bookshop serves as a hub of literary events and trusted recommendations in Zagreb.
Amid Europe’s rising coronavirus numbers, Hay Festival organizers include five live events in Croatia in early October.
Igor Štiks’ works have been translated into 15 languages. Fraktura publisher Seid Serdarević has high hopes for this new mystery and political reflection.
Having attracted Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka to the Pula Book Fair, Zagreb’s Ivan Sršen says he sees promise in Croatia’s young editors.
Founded as “a place for freedom” in 1995, just a month and a half after the end of the war in Croatia, the Pula Book Fair in Croatia is a magnet for the region’s publishers and readers.
From PoliticalCritique.org: ‘We are surrounded by unstoppable, powerful and chaotic production,’ says author Dubravka Ugrešić in an interview.
With the judges referring to his ability to both entertain and move readers, Mexico’s Antonio Ortuño wins the Ribera del Duera Prize.
Just launched this month by No Shelf Required and Total Boox, Croatia Reads’ ‘free reading zone’ offers thousands of free ebooks to residents and visitors.
Honoring the 2016 Neustadt International Prize winner, novelist and essayist Dubravka Ugrešić, the 2016 Neustadt Festival is in October.
Our regular series looking at what’s happening in a number of key publishing territories around the world peeks in on Croatia and Israel.