New book from Missouri Historical Society Press highlights Bosnian community in St. Louis

A new book from the Missouri Historical Society Press, “Bosnian St. Louis: Between Two Worlds” by Patrick McCarthy and Akif Cogo, succinctly details a contemporary tale of local immigration woe and hope alike.

The 175-pager relates how St. Louis has become “home to more displaced Bosnians than any other city in the world,” according to its preface, which estimates the local populace at 60,000 – slightly less than seven times the present number of Ladue residents. Read more.