Biography

Bibliography

Brother, Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2008. (Novel)

Every night in another city Srpska književna zadruga, Beograd, 2008. (Stories)

Diaspora and other things Akademska knjiga, Novi Sad, 2008. (Essays)

Ema and the Disappearing Hedgehog Zepter, Beograd, 2008. (Book for children)

Ludwig Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2007. (Novel)

Shadows Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2006. (Stories)

Stamps Zepter, Beograd, 2006. (Novel for teenagers)

Leeches Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2005. (Novel)

Second language Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2003. (Stories)

Globetrotter Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2001. (Novel)

The best stories Prosveta, Beograd, 2001. (Stories)

Unusual stories Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 1999. (Stories)

Goetz and Meyer Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 1998. (Novel)

Rewriting the world KOV, Vršac, 1997. (Essays)

Darkness Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997. (Novel)

Bait Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 1996. (Novel) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

Man of snow Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 1995. (Novel) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997. Rad, Beograd, 2000.

Selected stories Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 1994.

Short book Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 1993. (Novel) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

Cloak KOS, Beograd, 1993. (Stories) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

Tsing Filip Višnjić, Beograd, 1988. (Novel) Dereta, Beograd, 1995. Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997. Stubovi kulture, Beograd, 2004.

Simplicity Rad, Beograd, 1988. (Stories) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

Shock in the shed Rad, Beograd, 1984. (Stories) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

Description of death Rad, Beograd, 1982. (Stories) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997. SKZ, Beograd, 2004.

Judge Dimitrijevic Matica srpska, Novi Sad, 1978. (Novel) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

Ordinary stories ICS, Beograd, 1978. (Stories)

Family time Matica srpska, Novi Sad, 1973. (Stories) Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1997.

David Albahari (1948), a writer and translator from Serbia, has published nine collections of short stories and eleven novels in Serbian, including Leeches (novel, 2005) and Shadows (short stories, 2006).

His collection of short stories Description of Death won the Ivo Andrić award for the best book of short stories published in Yugoslavia in 1982. His novel Bait won the NIN award for the best novel published in Yugoslavia in 1996, as well as the Balcanica Award and Berlin Bridge Prize. His books have been translated into sixteen languages.

David Albahari has translated into Serbian many books by contemporary British, American, Australian and Canadian authors, including stories and novels by S.Bellow, I.B.Singer, T.Pynchon, M. Atwood, V.S.Naipaul and V.Nabokov. He has also translated plays by Sam Shepard, Sarah Kane, Caryl Churchill and Jason Sherman.

He is a member of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts.

In 1994 he moved to Calgary, Canada, with his wife and two children. They still live there.