| May 25, 2008
Aleksandar Hemon looked like a man calmly bemused by inconvenience. He had been invited by PEN to celebrate the publication of his third book, "The Lazarus Project," out this month from Riverhead, but the flight from his hometown of Chicago was grounded...
| Jun 7, 2009
Love and Obstacles
Riverhead: 210 pp., $25.95
Early in Aleksandar Hemon's excellent novel "The Lazarus Project," a character named Mary asks her husband how he could write about a Jew when he isn't one. The question reveals...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 9:10 AM
Bosnia police stated Wednesday are searching for a girl who was videotapped tossing six puppies into a river.
Local animal rights group Flekice claim the girl, who is pictured wearing a red-orange hooded jacket, is from the town of Bugojno. According...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:49 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Twenty years after his troops began brutally ethnically cleansing Bosnian towns and villages of non-Serbs, Gen. Ratko Mladic went on trial Wednesday at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal accused of 11 counts of genocide,...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The report from the State Department was brief: Thomas M. Jennings Jr., a federal worker from Burtonsville on a temporary assignment with NATO peacekeepers, had died in a car crash in Southern Bosnia.
Fifteen years later, it turns out that was only...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, a Johns Hopkins University physics professor who advised his visiting academic colleagues where they should eat in Baltimore, died of an apparent heart attack July 26 at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C.,...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Martha Graham once said, “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” Karen Peterson and Dancers bring this statement to life.
Peterson is at the helm of a mixed-abilities dance troupe in Miami, which features dancers from the South Florida...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Aleksandar Hemon has been telling critically acclaimed stories for years, most notably, perhaps, in "The Lazarus Project," which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In his latest collection, "The Book...