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Isidora Bjelica
Born (1967-12-10) 10 December 1967 (age 52)
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
OccupationNovelist, playwright
LanguageSerbian
Alma materBelgrade University
Period1986–present
Genredrama, romance
SpouseNebojša Pajkić
Website
isidorabjelica.com

Isidora Bjelica (Serbian Cyrillic: Исидора Бјелица; born 10 December 1967) is a Serbian prose writer, playwright and public figure.[1][2]

Biography

Based in Belgrade for most of her career, Bjelica has produced over 55 books - novels, short story collections, plays, travel books and screenplays. Her work usually explores taboo themes.
She also works as a columnist for several magazines and newspapers.

Her books have been translated into English, French, Spanish, Croatian[further explanation needed], Macedonian and Slovene.

Bjelica is a daughter of the famous chess author and journalist Dimitrije Bjelica. She is married to professor Nebojša Pajkić, who co-authored one of her books. They live in Belgrade and have a son and a daughter.

Bibliography

Essays

  • Mali vodič za ljubavnu sreću (The small guide for love happiness)
  • Kako preživeti porođaj u Srbiji (How to survive a childbirth in Serbia)
  • Biblija za kupoholičarke (The shopaholics Bible)

Novels

  • Ozloglašena (Notorious)
  • Protokoli Politart mudraca (The Protocols of the Elders of Politart), co-authored with Nebojša Pajkić
  • 101 muškarac u četiri godišnja doba (101 men in four seasons)
  • Poslednji hrišćanin (Last Christian)
  • Ljubav u Tunisu (Love in Tunisia)
  • Ljubav u Kairu (Love in Cairo)
  • Ljubav u Emiratima (Love in the Emirates)
  • Ljubav u Bejrutu (Love in Beirut)
  • Ljubav u Maroku (Love in Morocco)
  • Dama iz Santorinija (Lady from Santorini)
  • Dama iz Monaka (Lady from Monaco)
  • Novac, strasti, laži (Money, passions, lies)
  • Nepristojna pisma muškarcima (Indecent letters to men)
  • Moj život, moj skandal (My life, my scandal)
  • Tajna knjiga (Secret book)
  • Put oko sveta za 25 dana (Round the world in 25 days)
  • Apostoli urbanog Beograda (Apostles of urban Belgrade)
  • Moj deda Luj Viton (My grandfather Louis Vuitton)
  • Srpkinja (Serbian lady)
  • Kad kume kuvaju (When godmothers cook), co-authored with Vesna Radusinović.
  • Santa Maria (Santa Maria)
  • Magija šešira (Magic of the hats)
  • Roman o preljubi (Novel of infidelity)
  • Tajna Titovog kreveta (Tito's bed secret)
  • Kazablanka (Casablanca)
  • Avato ili Žena poslednjeg despota (Avato or Last despot's wife)
  • Zbog njih sam volela Beograd (Because of them I loved Belgrade)
  • Upomoc, prijateljice! (Help, friend!)

Non-fiction

  • Tajni život slavnih Srpkinja (Secret life of famous Serbian women), 1997
  • Princeze di Montenegro (Princess’ of Montenegro), 1998
  • Kraljice Serbske (Serbian Queens), 2001
  • Tajni život P.P. Njegoša (Secret life of P.P. Njegoš)
  • Tajna društva u Srbiji (Secret societies in Serbia), co-authored with Nebojša Pajkić
  • Najveće misterije srbske istorije (The biggest mysteries of Serbian history)

Short stories

  • Prvi probudjeni (First awakened), 1986
  • Gospodar srećnih predmeta (Lord of happy subjects), 1989
  • Ženske priče (Women's stories), 2001
  • Živeti i umreti na Karibima (Living and dying in the Caribbean), 2001

Filmography

Film

  • Dorćol - Menhetn, 2000, writer and director

Television

  • Šesto čulo, 2010, writer (1 episode - uncredited)

Playwriting

Theatre

Radio

Awards

External links

  • Official homepage
  • Isidora Bjelica on Twitter
  • Isidora Bjelica's Facebook fan page
  • Isidora Bjelica on IMDb
  • An interview with Isidora Bjelica
  • Isidora Bjelica's picture

References

  1. ^ "POTRESNO! Isidora Bjelica: Žalim što sam ovoliko izdržala (FOTO)". Pink.rs | Najbrži portal u Srbiji (in Serbian). Retrieved 2020-04-02.
  2. ^ V.M, F. J. "ĆERKA ISIDORE BJELICE UPISALA FAKULTET Književnici puno srce, a iznenadiće vas kako njena naslednica Vila DANAS IZGLEDA". Blic.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 2020-04-02.