Vladimir Tasic

Vladimir Tasić (Novi Sad, 1965), a mathematician by vocation (Ph.D. in Mathematics, the University of Manitoba, Canada, 1992), entered the Serbian literary scene with two volumes of short stories, Pseudologija Fantastika (1995) and Radost brodolomnika (translated into English as Herbarium of Souls in 1998). Tasić’s stories have appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies in Serbia. His novel, Oproštajni dar (Farewell Gift, 2001) was voted Book of the Year by the panel of Radio Belgrade 2.The French translation of the novel was published in 2004 in Montreal by Les Allusifs. Tasić’s second novel, Kiša i hartije (Rain and Paper, 2004) received the prestigious NIN literary Award as well as ‘Vital’ Award for the best novel of the year 2004. His latest novel, Stakleni zid (The Glass Wall, 2008) which received excellent reviews, was translated into French. Tasić also published two books of essays: Njuškači jabuka<

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