Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street
20 years after the siege of Sarajevo, BBC Samuel Prize winner Demick revisits her compelling account of living in a city under fire. Published on the 20th anniversary of the siege, this new edition includes a lengthy new introduction and afterword by the author, reporting on developments in the region and tracing the fate's of the street's residents. With an 8 page plate section of photos taken by John Costello. From the author of "Nothing To Envy: Real Lives In North Korea".
Barbara Demick's coverage of the war in Sarajevo won the George Polk Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in international reporting. She is now a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, where she has reported from the Middle East and South Korea. In 2010 she won the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in North Korea. She is currently based in Beijing.