After launching an inquiry into the book’s origins, on Wednesday Poland’s culture minister Piotr Glinski said it had not been looted.
The Polish Foreign Ministry has launched an inquiry into the history of a book presented to Pope Francis by Emmanuel Macron, the French president.
During a private audience, Macron gifted the head of the Church the first French edition of Immanuel Kant's late 18th-century book Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch which some believe may have been looted during WWII.
Entitled Ocalona z Auschwitz [Saved from Auschwitz], award-winning author Nina Majewska-Brown said she was inspired to write the novelisation after being contacted by the couple’s granddaughter who wanted the story to reach a wider audience.
The religious books come from the original collection in the Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva which was once the largest Talmudic school in the world. The fate of the library is one of the biggest wartime mysteries of Lublin.
Titled Zielona Warszawa, and authored by Warsaw enthusiast Agnieszka Kowalska, the book has been marketed as an ‘alternative guide’ to the city, and in this respect succeeds by spotlighting a string of lesser-known sights otherwise hidden from the public eye.
Titled simply ‘Pierogi - Over 50 Recipes to Create Perfect Polish Dumplings’, Nigella Lawson has praised it as “an utter joy”. Now, the author hopes pierogi will find their place in the conscience of the international foodie.
Coined by illustrator Weronika Lis, the adventures of her alter ego, Agent Fox, have become cult reading in the northern hemisphere following the publication of Agent Fox in Iceland, a comic book inspired by her two-years living in the country.
In the first biography ever to be written about Eugenia Pol, who went under the name Genowefa Pohl during the war, author Błażej Torański spent several years in the archives of the Institute of National Remembrance in Łódź analysing thousands of pages of trial files, testimonies and photographs.
Fascinated by the extraordinary cult of Biały Miś (White Bear) who first appeared on the streets of Zakopane 100 years ago, authors Barbara Caillot and Aleksandra Karkowska decided to explore his story further.