Croatia & Slovenia Reading List
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
Insight Guide Croatia | By Insight Guides
This lavishly illustrated Insight guide includes excellent color maps and thoughtful short essays on history, nature, culture and attractions.
How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed | By Slavenka Drakulic
These short essays capture the absurdity, struggle and day-to-day reality of being a woman in Yugoslavia under communism. Drakulic is an award-winning Croatian journalist and novelist.
The Balkans, A Short History | By Mark Mazower
With eloquence and clarity, Mazower addresses issues of geography, nationalism and nation in this indispensable survey.
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia | By Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens (Introduction)
First published in 1941, this monumental work explores the complex history of Yugoslavia, its heroes, politics and culture. It’s a big, challenging book—some call it the best ever written on the Balkans.
The Land Between: A History of Slovenia. Second, Revised Edition | By Oto Luthar
Offers a concise and complete history of an area that finally became an integral part of Central Europe and the Balkans.
Slovenia—Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture | By Jason Blake
Introduces you to the inner world of this moderate, orderly, and conservative people who have emerged into the post-Communist world hungry for change.