Celebrating his birthday today, the artist is credited with illustrating over 200 books for kids and adults, with his wider portfolio also including experimental paintings and sculptures.
A biography about Witold Pilecki, the Polish war hero who volunteered to go to the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp and then warned the world about the Nazi death machine, has been granted the Costa Book of the Year award.
After reading “Chrobot” by Polish journalist Tomasz Michniewicz, which has the subtitle “the life of the world’s most ordinary people” Agnieszka Pietraszek was so inspired by one of its characters she went off to the African continent to help the poor.
Five months after its release, British author Jack Fairweather's bookabout Auschwitz hero Witold Pilecki has become a best-seller andnominated for the presitigious Costa Book Award. Our host Patrick Ney catches up with Jack to find out...
Hearings in a defamation lawsuit against historians Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski, co-authors of the book, "Night Without an End", launched before a Warsaw district court on Tuesday.
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.