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Douglas Messerli

DOUGLAS MESSERLI is a poet, fiction writer, and dramatist. He is also the publisher of Green Integer.

FICTION: When You Can't Cut Fog

Saša Stanišić’s premiere novel, How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone, begins in a kind of mythologized Bosnian world, a place of magical-like tales—many of them emanating from the young hero’s recently dead grandfather Slavko—mixed with a humorous presentation of the collapse of Tito’s Communist rule of Yugoslavia.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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