Danilo Kiš




Danilo Kiš (Serbian Cyrillic: Данило Киш; 22 February 1935 – 15 October 1989) was a Serbian novelist, short story writer, essayist and translator. Kiš was influenced by Bruno Schulz, Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges, Ivo Andrić and Miroslav Krleža, among other authors. His best known works include Hourglass, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead.





The best books of all time by Danilo Kiš

  1. 1151 . Garden, Ashes by Danilo Kiš

    Garden, Ashes (Serbo-Croatian: Bašta, pepeo) is a 1965 novel by Yugoslav author Danilo Kiš. Garden, Ashes is based on Kiš's childhood. An English translation, by William J. Hannaher, was published ...

  2. 1809 . A Tomb for Boris Davidovich by Danilo Kiš

    "Kis is one of the handful of incontestably major writers of the secondhalf of the century . . . Danilo Kis preserves the honor of literature."-Partisan Review

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