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How the Grimm Brothers Saved Fairy Tales

By Jovan Stipić After the Bible, the collection of stories by the Grimm Brothers has become the most read book in the world. Found in almost every home, for nearly 200 years, they have taught children, the young and the old, that wickedness is always punished and goodness rewarded no…

Milorad Pavić and Translations

By Ana Atanasković Who is Pavić? On the map of the most translated books in the world, Serbia is represented by Milorad Pavić’s Dictionary of the Khazars. With 40 translations into various languages ​​so far, this ‘novel-lexicon in 100,000 words’ is unprecedented in Serbian literature. Moreover, so far, the total…

Tales Behind the Hobbit

By Jovan Stipić Many a reader of Tolkien, especially those who have devoured his works time and time again, are well aware of places he drew inspiration from. Be it the rural hamlet of Sarehole, where he grew up and which later inspired the Shire or the Malvern Hills that…