A unique occasion to meet the best writers of the contemporary Croatian Literary Scene
Istros Books

Croatia at the London Book Fair

A series of exciting events

featuring the best contemporary Croatian authors, including:
Daša Drndić

Distinguished Croatian novelist, playwright and literary critic, 
Drndić is one of the most respected writers in Croatia. This year, she has been long listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, for her best-selling book Trieste.
Author of A Handful of Sand, published earlier this year by Istros Books. Koščec is one of the great stylists of Croatian literature and has been a recipient of the Meša Selimović Prize
Josip Novakovich 

Novelist Josip Novakovich was originally from Croatia but has been living in North America for the past few decades, and has recently been short-listed for the Man Booker International prize.
Robert Perišić

Best-selling author and journalist, his novel Our Man in Iraq (Istros Books 2012) was introduced by Tim Judah. The US edition is out now, endorsed by Jonathan Franzen
Tuesday April 16th
Keats House (library), Keats Grove, Hampstead,18:30 – 20:30
''Meet the voices of modern Croatian Literature''
A rare chance to hear and meet three top Croatian writers presenting their work to a UK audience, in conversation with Nicholas Jarrold, former British Ambassador to Croatia
After a short presentation, the audience will have the chance to mingle and talk to each writer, in an informal 'mini book fair' setting
Featuring: Daša Drndić, Josip Novakovich and Marinko Koščec

£5 entrance charge, refreshments provided
Wednesday April 17th 
''Contemporary Croatian Literature: Inside and Out'
A two-part discussion on today's Croatian literary scene, and the efforts to bring Croatian literature to a wider audience through translation. Chaired by Man Booker International nominee, Josip Novakovich, and Literary Editor, Roman Simić-Bodrožić.

This event is hosted by the Croatian Embassy in London, in celebration of Croatia's inaugural presence at this year's London Book Fair and its imminent accession to the EU in July.

Europe House 32, Smith Square,  London SW1P 3EU, 18:30 – 20:30
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A total of nine top authors from Croatia will be presenting their work at this year's London Book Fair. 
Please come and visit stand X355 at Earls Court from 15-17 April

Full details here