Nonfiction

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"Jankowski . . . offers a sweeping history of Eastern Europe and does an admirable job of getting information in on nearly every language and religious and cultural group that has existed in the area, a commendable feat." Library Journal

"Pensive, engrossing . . . An impressive portrait of a country in a tumultuous time but also of a young woman in an equally tumultuous time." 
Booklist (starred review) 

"[A] carefully researched but reader-friendly peregrination through the story of Poland. . . . I can say honestly . . . that The Essential Guide to Being Polish will not disappoint." —Krakow Post

"Moldova tells this tale of ingenuity and disappointed hopes with considerable verve; his book is a page-turner." 
Wall Street Journal

"A useful and entertaining appetizer for those who are interested in the past and present of Hungary and the Hungarians." Paul Lendvai, author of The Hungarians

"Kapllani treats the absurdities of nationalism in the Balkans—and everywhere—with mischief, wit and insight." 
Boyd Tonkin, Independent (UK)