Ahead of her times in many ways, Princess Daisy von Pless’s legacy still resonates in south-west Poland.
The tower is designed to be “a social platform for learning and development”.
TFN talks to Filip Gańczak, author of a history of Jan Sehn, the man who prosecuted some of history’s most infamous Nazis.
The book Carmen, by Prosper Mérimée, which includes sketches signed by Picasso was gifted to his friend Stanisław Dawski, also a renowned artist.
The 1522 King Solomon’s ‘Ecclesiastes’, part of the Old Testament’s didactic writings upon which the first printed book in Polish was translated, was discovered by a Polish lawyer on an auction website in Austria.
The ‘Resistant Bookshops’ project organised by Kraków’s Festival Office and the city’s Mayor’s office will see local independent bookstores receive up to 10,000 zł each to help get through the lockdown.
The work by Aleksandra Waliszewska, who is seen as being one of the brightest young talents on Poland's art scene, was chosen after Bad Seeds frontman Nick Cave fell in love with her style, even promoting her by publishing polaroids of her work.
Written with tender sensitivity in adjusted language easily understood by children, the gravity of the book’s underlying message is kept light and playful whilst never losing its core aim of explaining the importance of things such as repeatedly washing hands.
The 1940 Katyn Forest Massacre in which the Soviets mass-executed over 20,000 Polish POWs was the biggest Soviet crime during World War Two, the Spanish daily El Espanol wrote on Tuesday in connection with the incident's 80th anniversary.
The “Automatic Reviewer – Intelligent Book Recommendation System” uses deep learning technology and natural language processing. These enable its software to mimic the workings of the human brain and read, understand and derive meaning from human languages – in this case, the content of a book.