A New Series of Exquisite Tales by Zoran Zivkovic
|Kurodahan Press is honored to publish five books by Serbian author Zoran Živković in English. These English-language editions, translated by Alice Copple-Tošić, will join our upcoming Japanese-language collection, helping to introduce this world-class writer more fully to the Japanese reader. The books are:|
- Miss Tamara, the Reader
- The Library
- Four Stories Till the End
- Compartments (also including "The Teashop," "The Square," "The Telephone" and "First Photograph")
The set will be published in March 2010, in a uniform edition of large-size paperbacks, available worldwide from distributors including Ingram (North America) and Bertrams (UK), as well as Espresso and Amazon worldwide.
In 2010 Kurodahan Press is also publishing the first collection of Zoran Živković's stories in Japanese, offering three of his finest works in a single introductory volume for the Japanese audience: "The Fire," "Hole in the Wall," and "The Teashop."
Zoran Živković was born in Belgrade, former Yugoslavia, in 1948. Currently a professor of creative writing at the University of Belgrade, he is the author of 18 books of fiction and five books of nonfiction. His writing belongs to the middle European fantastika tradition, exploring themes shared with such masters as Franz Kafka, Stanislaw Lem and Abe Kōbō. He has won the World Fantasy Award, Miloš Crnjanski Award, Isidora Sekulić Award and Stefan Mitrov Ljubiša Award for lifetime achievement in literature, as well as being a runner-up for honors including the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (multiple times), the Shirley Jackson Award and the NIN Award.