Letter from Herzegovina: Daredevil diving and painful history in a modern Bosnia on the edge, 16 October 2018

Letter from The Bay of Kotor: Searching for authenticity in Montenegro’s tourist idyll, 3 July 2018

Yolka: The story of Russia’s New Year tree, from pagan origins to Soviet celebrations, 25 December 2017

The Spoils of Tourism: Kotor's UNESCO World Heritage Status, 16 October 2017

24 Hours in Lviv: A travel guide to western Ukraine's tourism capital, 25 September 2017

Letter from Butmir: A Sarajevo neighbourhood coming to terms with the scars of siege warfare, 28 June 2017

Literature from the Caucasus: The best new fiction from the Caucasus, 25 April 2017

Balkan literature: The best contemporary fiction to add to your reading list, 13 February 2017


Olga Tokarczuk: The meteoric rise and political urgency of Poland’s pre-eminent novelist, 16 November 2018

Q&A with Istros Books: Bringing Balkan literature to the world, 26 November 2017

In conversation: Carol Appolonio on serving the spirit of communication in translation, 5 June 2017

book reviews

Dogs and Others by Biljana Jovanović, translated from Serbian by John K. Cox, April 2019

Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones, January 2019

A Swarm of Dust by Evald Flisar, translated from Slovenian by David Limon, 6 August 2018

Fox by Dubravka Ugrešić, translated from Croatian by Ellen Elias-Bursać and David Williams, 8 May 2018

Bride and Groom by Alisa Ganieva, translated from Russian by Carol Apollonio, January 2018

After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions ed. A. Marie Houser, 16 October 2017

Aberrant by Marek Šindelka, translated from Czech by Nathan Fields, 11 September 2017

Hair Everywhere by Tea Tulic, translated from Croatian by Coral Petkovich, 31 July 2017