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Mak Dizdar

Books by this author: Stone Sleeper
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  • Mehmed Alija ‘Mak’ Dizdar (1917–1971), considered one of the greatest Yugoslav writers, was born in Stolac, southern Bosnia. After the war, in which he was a partisan in Tito’s army, he became a prominent figure in Bosnian cultural life, working as newspaper editor, as book publisher and, finally, as President of the Writers’ Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He died in Sarajevo.

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