The book, which introduces people to the Polish language and culture in a fun and light-hearted way, is now the basis for the exhibition at Clapham library which uses a selection of colourful graphics and choice words crucial to understanding Poles, their habits and traditions.
Writer Maja Wolny’s latest novel ‘Jasność makes for an unsettling read as she grapples with Brexit and climate change.
The elegantly written novel entitled Kozłowski by British author and filmmaker Jane Rogoyska, tells the compelling and moving story of loss, memory and guilt through the experiences of fictional character Zbigniew Kozłowski and his pain of post-war exile following the 1940 Katyń massacre.
The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz, about Polish soldier Witold Pilecki, by former war correspondent Jack Fairweather has received very positive reviews, Grzegorz Mazurowski from the Pilecki Institute has told PAP.
In an exclusive interview for TFN, Jack Fairweather, the author of a new biography on Witold Pilecki, talks about his reasons for writing the book, and Pilecki’s legacy.
There are very few books about Poland written by English-speakers and fewer still travelogues. Ben Aitken has recently launched his account of a year in Poland, entitled ‘A Chip Shop in Poznan.’ Engaging, easy to read and at times bittersweet, the book captures the story of an unlikely immigrant - a British person prepared to work in a low-paid, low skilled work. Where else would a Brit end up that in a Fish and Chip Shop in Poznań?
In ‘A Chip Shop in Poznań: My Unlikely Year in Poland’ published today, travel writer Ben Aitken presents a captivating and entertaining account of Poland, the people he meets and his experiences of getting to grips with a culture very different to his own, as well as trying to debunk media stereotypes of Poles.
Bookworms of the world unite in the Polish city that wants to cement its position as a global literary powerhouse.
Over 800 exhibitors from 27 countries and around 1,300 authors from around the world will be featured during the 10th Warsaw Book Fair (WTK), planned to be held at Warsaw's National Stadium on May 23-26.
The album of historic images provides a window on Poland’s turbulent history over the last 100 years, from the first steps of the republic to the present day.