Recommendations – Cafe Europa and A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism

Lately, 2 blogs have enlisted titles by Slavenka Drakulić.

The Calvert Journal- a Guide to the new east has recommended A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism: Fables from a Mouse, a Parrot, a Bear, a Cat, a Mole, a Pig, a Dog, & a Raven for summer reading. Other featured authors on the list include Ismael Kadare, Dubravka Ugrešić, Ihor Pavlyuk etc.

guided tour


Travel blog Travel honestly has recommended foreginers te read Drakulić’s Cafe Europa before coming to Croatia. The other authors featured on this list include a Croatian classic author Miroslav Krleža and contemporary writers such as Dubravka Ugrešić and Edo Popović.

cafe europa

Gordon, Kassem and Drakulić discussing civilization, law and war

The video from the conference “Now is the Time of Monsters: What Comes After Nations?” has just been released. The conference took place in Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, from March 23rd to March 25th 2017.


The theme of this panel is “The Standard of Civilisation – Law and War”. Participants at the panel are Avery F. Gordon, a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Ramzi Kassem, Professor of Law at the City University of New York and the writer Slavenka Drakulić.

Watch the video here.

Click here to find out more about the conference.