Published in English, ‘Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation’ by Holocaust academic Dr Katarzyna Person is the tragic story ‘of people who are placed in an impossible situation during war and the decisions they make.’
Compiled as a warning about today’s internet surveillance, the 150 never-before-seen photos cover a wide range of Poland’s communist secret police activities between 1944 and 1989 and reveal the sometimes drastic measures authorities took to keep ‘enemies of the state’ under control.
Appearing in Polish for the first time since its publication nearly 90 years ago, ‘Rowerem przez II RP’, ‘Pedalling Poland’ is filled with countless anecdotes, photos and personal observations of author Bernard Newman’s 3,000km journey from Gdańsk to Kraków.
Researchers at Warsaw’s University Library came across the strand inside Thomasinus de Ferraria’s Sermones Quadragesimales during work on the manuscript.
On World Children’s Book Day, TFN talks to three of Poland’s top modern authors.
In this episode of The Debrief, we have an in-depth interview with Jennifer Croft, a US-based translator who works with acclaimed Polish author Olga Tokarczuk.
In this episode of The Debrief, we take a look at a new book which aims to dispel stereotypes about Poland in the western press…
Warsaw-based freelance journalist Jo Harper said his motivation for his book ‘Our Man in Warszawa: How the West Misread Poland’ came from him being “fed up of reading the same kind of analysis of Poland in British and American media. The book was an attempt to fill in the gaps, redress the imbalance and make the story broader.”
Entitled ‘Let’s Meet at the Kitchen Table’, the vibrantly illustrated English and Polish cookbook is a collection of 16 recipes contributed by 11 migrants of various nationalities, permanently living in the city of Wrocław.
The picture book which was first published in Polish in 2017 as ‘Zagubiona dusza’ has now been translated into English under the title ‘The Lost Soul’.