Yugoslavia, My Fatherland

Goran Vojnović

Translated by Noah Charney

Istros Books



ISBN: 9781908236272


Publication date: 5 October 2015



GORAN VOJNOVIC (b. 1980) graduated from the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana, where he specialised in film and television directing and screenwriting. The film Good Luck Nedim for which he co-wrote the script with Marko antic won the Heart of Sarajevo Award and was nominated for the European Film Academy’s Best Short Film Award in 2006. He has directed three short films himself and his first feature film Piran/Pirano premiered in 2010. Vojnovic’s bestselling debut novel, ‘Southern Scum go home!’ (2008) reaped all the major literary awards in Slovenia, has been reprinted five times and translated into numerous foreign languages. A collection of his columns from a Slovene daily newspaper and weekly magazine have also been published as a book under the title ‘When Jimmy Choo meets Fidel Castro’ (2010).