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.
Written over 80 years ago, the book by cavalryman and sailor Andrzej Bohomolec and entitled The Voyage of the Yacht Dal, was found hidden among family documents. Intrigued to know more about the contents, stepson Anthony Keith had them translated. He was stunned by what he discovered.
From downing a drink from Iran to gulping “patriotic” Polish liquids supplied by immigrants, Michał Turowski is the country’s only master of energy drinks.
‘Pear Divers’ examines the lives of four women who were well ahead of their times.
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.