Stockholm Syndrome by Igor Klikovac, trans. John McAuliffe
PBS Spring Pamphlet Choice 2019
Igor Klikovac is a poet whose work is as shaped by his Sarajevo roots as by his travels: the poems, often up in the air, between places, among the clouds that increasingly pass over European nations, are brilliantly observed, ironic and densely material, then spaciously open to what he misses and remembers and can do justice to.
McAuliffe is one of the most gifted and versatile poets of his generation – Poetry Book Society on the translator