How are you supposed to deal with grief? By immersing yourself in memory? Hitting the bottle? Desperately seeking a stiff upper lip before simply getting on with? Or by packing your bags and heading out to Bosnia & Herzegovina, traveling the length and breadth of the state in the hope of coming to terms with the tragic death of a loved one. John Bills chose a strange combination of the two, and A Currency for the Cat is the story of that trip. From Mostar to Jajce via Sarajevo, Trebinje and more, Bills dives deep into the history of this famous country on a most personal level, facing his biggest fear in the face all the while.
Published - 2018
Pages - 301