By Andrej Grubacic
Grubacic's outstanding selection of essays, commentaries and interviews, written among 2002 and 2010, chronicles the political reports of the writer himself, who's either a guy and not using a state (as a Yugoslav) and a guy with no country (as an Anarchist). specifically, he makes a speciality of the ironies and implications of the now stylish time period "balkanisation" - the fragmentation, department and overseas intervention with which politicians within the Balkans have struggled for hundreds of years and for which the zone has now, sarcastically, develop into well-known.
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