Edo Popovic

Edo Popovic

Born 1957 in Livno, Bosnia. Moved to Zagreb in 1968. Co-Founder of literary magazine Quorum and of the Festival of Alternative Literature (FAK). His debut novel Ponocni boogie (1987) became a generation´s cult book. 1991-1995 Croatia´s most noted war reporter. In Germany, Edo Popovic´s novels have been published by Voland & Quist. “War is not the key for understanding my prose. There is no universal key. Each book is unique, as any human being, any squirrel, any sip of tea. Literature stirs from life – from places you have lived, jobs you have done, books you have read.”

Walking Instructions

Luchterhand Literaturverlag, 2015

“Croatian writer Edo Popovic is exciting, rebellious and visionary.”

Stefan Berkholz / Bayern 2
Collection of wisdom about mankind and its´sometime self-destructive nature gathered by Edo Popovic in the last 50 years. It´s all about us, acting like hamsters in the wheel. Whoever refuses to accelerate becomes suspect.


»Edo Popovic, one of Croatia´s most impressive literary voices.« David Hugendick, Die Zeit

»Edo Popovic is underground figure number one of Croatia´s literary scene. Dirty realism in Ex-yugoslavia.« Frank Schäfer, taz

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German language Rights: Luchterhand Literaturverlag 2015

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