BALKANS BOOK REVIEWS


  Julian Borger, Butcher's Trail: How The Search For Balkan War Criminals Became The World's Most Successful Manhunt (2016)

"How Balkan War Criminals Were Hunted Down And Brought To Justice," PBS Newshour, March 28, 2016.

Tim Butcher, "'The Butcher's Trail' By Julian Borger -- Review: The Hunt For The Balkan War Criminals," Guardian, March 17, 2016.

Chris Harmer, "Book Review -- 'The Butcher's Trail: How The Search For Balkan War Criminals Became The World's Most Successful Manhunt,' By Julian Borger," LSE Review Of Books (February 17, 2016).

James Graff, "Review: Making The Butchers Of The Balkan Wars Pay For Their Crimes," National Book Review (February 11, 2016).

Philip K. Jason, "Review Of 'The Butcher's Trail: How The Search For Balkan War Criminals Became The World's Most Successful Manhunt,' By Julian Borger," Washington Independent Review Of Books (January 28, 2016).

Michelle Martinez, "Review Of 'The Butcher's Trail: How The Search For Balkan War Criminals Became The World's Most Successful Manhunt,'" New York Journal Of Books (January 18, 2016).

Kit Gillet, "Book Review: 'The Butcher's Trail -- A Defining Account Of The Manhunt For Balkan War Criminals,'" National, January 13, 2016.


  Roger Cohen, Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas Of Sarajevo (1998)

Roger Cohen, "Chapter One: Hearts Grown Brutal," New York Times.

Robert Legvold, "Review Of 'Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas Of Sarajevo,'" Foreign Affairs (November/December 1998).

Aleksa Djilas, "Phantoms Of Hatred," New York Times, September 27, 1998.


  Barbara Demick, Logavina Street: Life And Death In A Sarajevo Neighborhood (2012)

"Sarajevo With Tears: Another Walk Down Logavina Street," Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2012.

Barbara Demick, "Life And Death On My Street In Sarajevo," Guardian, April 3, 2012.


  Slavenka Drakulic, S: A Novel About The Balkans (2001)

Slavenka Drakulic, "Chapter One, S: A Novel About The Balkans," New York Times.

Rand Richards Cooper, "The Prisoner," New York Times, April 2, 2000.

Brigitte Frase, "'S: A Novel About The Balkans' By Slavenka Drakulic," Salon, February 8, 2000.


  Slavenka Drakulic, They Would Never Hurt A Fly: War Criminals On Trial In The Hague (2004)

Sheri Rosenberg, "Review Of Slavenka Drakulic, 'They Would Never Hurt A Fly: War Criminals On Trial In The Hague,'" H-Genocide (April 2006).

Melissa Benn, "The Harvest Of Silence," Guardian, April 3, 2004.


  Steve Galloway, Cellist Of Sarajevo (2009)

Zoe S. Green, "War Notes," Observer, June 29, 2008.

Eugenia Zukerman, "The Sounds Of Peace," Washington Post, June 15, 2008.

Steven Hayward, "Cellist Plays Sad, Sweet Music," Globe And Mail, April 12, 2008.

Emily Donaldson, "Review Of 'The Cellist Of Sarajevo' By Steven Galloway," Quill And Quire (April 2008).


  Misha Glenny, Balkans: Nationalism, War And The Great Powers, 1804-2012 (2012)

Misha Glenny, "Chapter One: The Balkans -- Nationalism, War And The Great Powers, 1804-1999," New York Times.

Fouad Ajami, "Wars And Rumors Of War," New York Times, June 11, 2000.

Max Garrone, "Misha Glenny's 'The Balkans' And Michael Ignatieff's 'Virtual War,'" Salon, May 4, 2000.

Neil Ascherson, "Inside The Balkan Nightmare," Observer, November 21, 1999.


  Christian Jennings, Bosnia's Million Bones: Solving The World's Greatest Forensic Puzzle (2013)

Julia Himmrich, "Book Review: 'Bosnia's MIllion Bones -- Solving The World's Greatest Forensic Puzzle,' By Christian Jennings," LSE Review Of Books (January 20, 2014).

Allison Abbott, "Bringing Out The Dead," Nature, 503 (November 28, 2013).


  Robert D. Kaplan, Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History (1993)

Istvan Deak, "A World Gone Raving Mad," New York Times, March 28, 1993.


  Anthony Loyd, My War Gone By, I Miss It So (1999)

Jamie Tarabay, "War Reporters Know That Covering Conflict Can Come At A Price," Al Jazeera America, February 2, 2015.

Carrie O'Grady, "War Stories About Courage And Folly," Guardian, September 1, 2007.

Peter Beaumont, "A Friendship Worth Fighting For?," Observer, April 8, 2007.

William Finnegan, "Hooked On Bloodshed," New York Times, March 26, 2000.

Judith Coburn, "'My War Gone By, I Miss It So,' By Anthony Loyd," Salon, January 28, 2000.

Fergal Keane, "The Unspoken Truth About The Life Of A War Correspondent," Independent, July 30, 1999.


  Noel Malcolm, Bosnia: A Short History (1999)

Drew P. Halevy, "Halevy On Malcolm, 'Bosnia: A Short History,'" Habsburg (July 1995).

Michael Sheridan, "Fundamentally Unholy Wars -- 'Bosnia: A Short History,'" Independent, March 13, 1994.

Tam Dalyell, "'Bosnia: A Short Story' and 'Islam In The Balkans,'" History Today.


  Noel Malcolm, Kosovo: A Short History (2008)

Noel Malcolm, "Is Kosovo Serbia?: We Ask A Historian," Guardian, February 26, 2008.

"'Kosovo: A Short History -- Forum," C-Span, May 26, 1999.

Anna Husarska, "Blood Feud," New York Times, August 9, 1998.

Stephen Schwartz, "Review Of 'Kosovo: A Short History,' By Noel Malcolm," Wall Street Journal, May 5, 1998.


  Mark Mazower, Balkans: A Short History (2002)

David Horspool, "Help The Past To Speak For Itself," Guardian, August 11, 2001.

David Rohde, "Review Ofr 'The Balkans: A Short History,' By Mark Mazower," New York Times, February 11, 2001.


  Atka Reid, Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story Of Courage, Love And Survival (2011)

Phoebe Falconer, "Book Review: 'Goodbye Sarajevo,'" New Zealand Herald, July 21, 2011.

Alan Ashton-Smith, "'Goodbye Sarajevo' Is A Valuable Account And An Extraordinary Story," Pop Matters, June 2, 2011.

Leyla Sanai, "'Goodbye Sarajevo,' By Atka Reid And Hana Schofield," Independent, May 14, 2011.


  David Rohde, Endgame: The Betrayal And Fall Of Srebrenica (2012)

Tobias K. Vogel, "Vogel On Rohde, 'Endgame: The Betrayal And Fall Of Srebrenica -- Europe's Worst Massacre Since World War II,'" Habsburg (July 1998).

"'Endgame,'" C-Span, July 14, 1997.

Tom Gjelten, "Reviving Historical Hatred," Washington Post, July 6, 1997.

John Grimond, "Nowhere To Hide," New York Times, May 11, 1997.


  Joe Sacco, Safe Area Gorazde: The War In Eastern Bosnia, 1992-95 (2015)

Tim Peters, "Joe Sacco's 'Safe Area Gorazde: The Special Edition,'" Slant Magazine (April 28, 2011).

Veronica Horwell, "A Rough Guide To Conflict," Guardian, August 11, 2007.

William Jones, "'Safe Area Gorazde,'" Graphic Novel Reporter (January 1, 2002).

David Rieff, "Bosnia Beyond Words," New York Times, December 24, 2000.

"The Agony In Bosnia, Frame By Comic Book Frame," New York Times, October 18, 2000.

Claude Lalumiere, "The No-So-Comic Question Of Ethnic Nationalism," January Magazine (September 2000).


  Laura Silber, Yugoslavia: Death Of A Nation (1997)

Michael Montgomery, "Spreading The Nationalist Virus," Boston Review (April/May 1996).

Michael Dobbs, "Background To A Nightmare," Washington Post, March 10, 1996.

Chris Hedges, "War By Design," New York Times, January 21, 1996.


  Jelena Subotic, Hijacked Justice: Dealing With The Past In The Balkans (2016)

Lisa Kissopoulos, "Kissopoulos On Subotic, 'Hijacked Justice: Dealing With The Past In The Balkans,'" H-Human-Rights (November 2009).


  Chuck Sudetic, Blood And Vengeance: One Family's Story Of The War In Bosnia (1998)

Chuck Sudetic, "Chapter One: 'Blood And Vengeance -- One Family's Story Of The War In Bosnia,'" New York Times.

Blaine Harden, "Review Of 'Blood And Vengeance: One Family's Story Of The War In Bosnia,'" Washington Post, September 13, 1998.

Marcus Tanner, "A Bosnian War Of Attrition," Independent, August 16, 1998.

Tom Gjelten, "Balkan Killing Fields," New York Times, July 12, 1998.


  Kenan Trebincevic and Susan Shapiro, Bosnia List: A Memoir Of War, Exile, And Return (2014)

Jessica Milliken, "Interview: Q And A With Kenan Trebincevic And Susan Shapiro, Authors Of 'The Bosnia List,'" Miami Herald, February 13, 2015.

Jill Rothenberg, "'The Bosnia List': Recalling A Childhood Lost And War," Al Jazeera America, May 17, 2014.

Haig Chahinian, "'The Bosnia List': An Interview With Kenan Trebincevic," Los Angeles Review Of Books (April 20, 2014).

Janine De Giovanni, "Balkan Son," New York Times, April 4, 2014.

Laura Eggertson, "'The Bosnia List' By Kenan Trebincevic: Review," Toronto Star, March 13, 2014.


  Ed Vulliamy, War Is Dead, Long Live The War: Bosnia, The Reckoning (2012)

Noel Malcolm, "'The War Is Dead, Long Live The War' By Ed Vulliamy -- Review," Telegraph, April 30, 2012.

John Simpson, "'The War Is Dead, Long Live The War: Bosnia, The Reckoning,' By Ed Vulliamy -- Review," Observer, April 22, 2012.


 

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