A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Serbian Book World

SerbianBookWorld.com is your quick stop to buying Serbian books and educational games in the USA.

Following your needs and wants, we started the website. Thank you for that.

Our mission:

To satisfy the need for Serbian books and educational games in the USA nurturing the Serbian culture far away from Serbia.

We are currently limited to the importation of products from Serbia, but we do cater to not only people from other former Yugoslavian countries but from all over the world as well.

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'Dereta', a prominent book publishing company from Serbia, is our exclusive partner. Their thirty year experience in the book publishing industry will undoubtedly contribute to our professionalism and customer service. Our online bookstore offers thousands of books from Serbian authors, as well as their English translated versions, and worldwide bestsellers translated into Serbian. Our warehouse in Chicago holds various genres including world classics, Serbian literature, science books, children books, educational games, and many others. Our standards are high, therefore if there is a book that you want, and we don't have it online, we would be more than happy to take your special order, and deliver the books to you at an affordable price as soon as possible.

We were creative and decided to challenge ourselves by not only starting an online bookstore but also to try to unite Serbian people in the USA through books. Therefore, we started first Serbian Book Club in the USA and SerbKidsStoryTime.

Goals of our Book Clubs:

  • Promote and nurture Serbian culture.
  • Gather book lovers on a monthly basis to discuss the best invention of the 15th century-books, while socializing & enjoying Serbian coffee/wine.
  • Publish book news.
  • Serves as a platform where book lovers can connect, exchange their book reviews, and suggest books to each other.
  • Connect our children and familiarize them with the traditional Serbian "bajke", and at the same time help them improve their Serbian.

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Milan Vukčević

Milan Radoje Vukcevich (Milan R. Vukčević) (March 11, 1937 – May 10, 2003) was a Yugoslav scientist, chess International Master, Grandmaster chess problem composer, and writer.

Vukcevich was born in Belgrade. In 1955 he won the Yugoslav Junior Championship, drawing a six game match with Bent Larsen in the same year. He became a chess International Master in 1958, and in 1960 played for Yugoslavia at the Chess Olympiad in Leipzig and had the second best overall score at the Student Chess Olympiad in Leningrad. In 1963 he moved to the United States, settling in Ohio.

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The Presence of Transcendence

Essays on Facing the Other through Holiness, History and Text

by Bogoljub Sijakovic

The essays collected in this book venture into various domains of philosophy, such as ontology and epistemology, anthropology and ethics, philosophy of history and history of philosophy, philosophy of religion and theory of the mystical, poetics and hermeneutics. The problems here thematized, which are brought to us primarily by the tradition of Hellenism and Christianity as well as life itself, are both traditional and contemporary: self-knowledge and knowledge of God, transcendence and paradoxy, theodicy and anthropodicy, sacrifice, violence, holiness, responsibility, decision-making, evil, guilt, repentance, forgiveness, memory, as well as: wisdom, suffering, good, the other, freedom, fate, history, the Balkans, war, rationality, and also: reading, dialogue, poetry, metaphysic of light.