Synopses & Reviews
The launch of Dalkey's series was nothing short of phenomenal, with wide-ranging coverage in international media such as magazine, the , , , , and the ; glowing reviews and interviews in print and online magazines such as the , , , and the ; radio interviews with editor Aleksandar Hemon on NPR stations in the US and BBC Radio 3 and 4 in the UK; and a terrific response from booksellers, who made an "Indie Next" pick and created table displays and special promotions throughout the US and UK. For 2011, Aleksandar Hemon is back as editor, along with a new preface by Colum McCann, and with a whole new cast of authors and stories, including work from countries not included in .
“Best European Fiction is an exhilarating read.”—Time
For 2011 Hemon is back as editor, along with a new Preface by McCann, and with a whole new cast of authors and stories, including work from countries not included in "Best European Fiction 2010." ""Best European Fiction" is an exhilarating read."--"TIME."
“Best European Fictionis an exhilarating read.”—Time
" is an exhilarating read."--
About the Author
Aleksandar Hemon is the author of The Question of Bruno, Nowhere Man, and The Lazarus Project, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2008. Born in Sarajevo, Hemon visited Chicago in 1992, intending to stay for several months. While there, Sarajevo came under siege, and he was unable to return home. Hemon wrote his first story in English in 1995. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003 and a "Genius Grant" from the MacArthur Foundation in 2004. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.