Josh Irby

Live from Sarajevo

Echoes of Adeline: First Step … Get Angry

Anger is not always a bad thing. Anger towards injustice is the first step towards doing something about it.

To BUILD or to BURN?

On a recent Saturday my wife and I took our kids to play at one of our favorite parks in Sarajevo.  Jezero Park is one of the largest green spaces in the city and includes a running path, an exercise trail, and four playgrounds.  Elijah (three years old) and Izzy (five years old) usually play […]

Welcome to the Blog

Today I am (officially) launching my blog .  I hoping to keep this site updated over the next year with an assortment of information: updates about the book, my thoughts on Miss Irby, and observations on my hometown Sarajevo.  Although everything is not going to be about Miss Irby, I will mostly write about things […]

The book is with the Publisher

Today I drove out to Ilidža (ee-lee -ja) to drop the book off with the publisher, Šahinpašić. All of my work is done. The text is laid-out, the cover is designed, the maps are inserted. All that remains is the ISBN information and the “fine-print” page. I handed the disk over to Lara, who works […]

Local group NVO “Svjetlo (Light)” cleaning parks around Sarajevo

By encouraging young people to clean up local parks this group is accomplishing two things at once: cleaner parks and more conscientious youth. Good work. DOP – čišćenje parka na Grbavici NVO Svjetlo. diet drops australia

The next ten days

It has been almost two and a half years since meeting Miss Irby. In ten days, the book about her life should be ready for printing. On my desk is the layout of the English edition ready for a final read-through. I am excited about the opportunity of sharing her story with the people of […]