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Winter brought freezing indoor temperatures, often even colder than outside. I love reading diaries and letters.

A writer who is faced with some kind of censorship, even though it sounds paradoxical, has an advantage. Over the last few years I have always been carrying a small camera with me, though not as a tourist. I consider The Death of Ivan Ilych one of the best stories that have something to tell me about death.

I have never read of anyone attributing me narratorial narcissism. We spoke via lazarrvska in June and July of this year. If a writer really wishes to criticize, then there are simpler ways. I appreciate it even more having discovered the importance of a record in the writing process. There are no temporal limits. Da se vratim leptirovima. Nisu leptirovi jedini razlog zbog kojeg volim Nabokova. I think that is the best path for a book. It is interesting how I was coming lzzarevska certain facts, illustrations, images.


We don’t have to love everything about our favorite author.

I notice that letters get written today after two individuals say: My hair is still a freshly washed mane, even though it is hard to lazarefska water in the besieged city. Intervju smo vodile putem emaila tokom juna i jula ove godine.

Alma Lazarevska

Evo mi naumpade kako engleski jezik nema deminutiva. This is an enigma to me as well. I read and followed through on him during my studies and that was enough. But, I wave my hand. Even diaries are written in the same fashion. Who was that anonymous someone? This year was also marked by anti-government protests in February and catastrophic flooding in May.

This blog runs in association with eLucidAction. When and how did you start writing?

Ne broji mrvice na stolu. I wrote my columns at the times when editorial guidelines were rigid. A lot of emotions and resources get spent on the jubilees and afterward everyday life can barely function. Once you are in the realm of double meanings and metaphors, you are in the realm of literature. You pay a lot of attention to details, the everyday and the ephemeral.


The Anthology was published in and I am sure that there would be more women today.

Alma Lazarevska

She can exercise her civic right and state her opinion directly. Veoma volim njegovu knjigu Speak, Memory. Then again, I dislike all idolatry, even where Nabokov is concerned.