Erica Johnson Debeljak’s memoir Forbidden Bread was published in 2009 by North Atlantic Books. Her new novel, The Bicycle Factory, will be released by the Modrijan Publishing House in 2015. She lives and works in Ljubljana with her husband and three children.
“It’s a silly front,” she said. “But it’s very beautiful. Are they going to have an offensive?” “Yes.” “Then we’ll have to go work. There’s no work now.” “Have you done nursing long?” “Since the end of ’fifteen. I started . . .