Entitled “Solo. Moje samotne wspinaczki” (Solo. My solitary climbs), the illustrated, 234 page book released on January 12th delves into the climber’s circumstances, emotions and motivations that led him to undertake each of his solitary ascents, with that of ‘killer mountain’ Nanga Parbat, considered by Wielicki as his greatest achievement.
Before her death, 8-year-old Małgosia Kląskała from Wrocław penned a 19-page book in which she asked her parents to ‘embrace life’ and told them: “I loved spending time with you, I love you, kisses. Gosia, who is no longer there, but still remembers about you.”
Entitled "Warszawaupproret 1944" (1944 Warsaw Uprising) by Swedish historian Artur Szulc, the book’s publishers say that for decades the Warsaw Uprising was largely unknown outside Poland owing to the Iron Curtain.
An architect by profession, the 36-year-old who has over 100,000 followers on Instagram and a string of exhibitions to her name said the idea emerged when she was putting together her portfolio for print.
In this episode of The Debrief, we talk to two editors who have published a book which shows the human impact of what is going on in Poland’s eastern neighbour of Belarus.
In this episode of The Debrief, we talk to veteran journalist and broadcaster Andrzej Krajewski about his family memoirs from the Warsaw Uprising.
The highest-ranking intelligence officer in communist Poland to ever flee the country, Michał Goleniewski exposed more than 1,600 Soviet bloc intelligence officers, and agent handlers, including notorious MI6 mole George Blake, to his handlers in the West. Now, through exclusive access to declassified top secret documents, the story of his incredible life has finally been told in a new book published this week.
Written by historian and writer Jane Rogoyska, ‘Surviving Katyń – Stalin’s Polish Massacre and the Search for Truth’ highlights the extent of the 50-year cover-up of the crime by Stalin’s NKVD and Poland’s post-war Communist regime by focusing on those searching for the truth in its aftermath.
Each chapter in ‘Reason and flair. A century of fashion in Poland’ explores a different decade in Poland’s fashion evolution up to the present day, with all its innovations and inspirations along the way.
EXCLUSIVE: TFN reader sends surprise package from the US containing an original June 1939 edition of NatGeo magazine. One article entitled ‘Pedalling through Poland’, details the adventures of photographer Dorothy Hosmer who travels from Kraków, to the Polish Tatra mountains and through territories of present-day Ukraine.