In ‘A Chip Shop in Poznań: My Unlikely Year in Poland’ published today, travel writer Ben Aitken presents a captivating and entertaining account of Poland, the people he meets and his experiences of getting to grips with a culture very different to his own, as well as trying to debunk media stereotypes of Poles.
Adam Zamoyski is one of the most well known authors on Poland. The son of Polish aristocrats who were forced to flee Poland and live in Britain during the war, his personal story reflects that of Poland’s. His books, including the bestseller ‘Poland’ have been read all around the world. In this episode of #heartofpoland Adam talks about his life and work and his view on Polish history.
Although born in Paris and considered a French artist, Topor’s ties to his Polish-Jewish heritage are unquestionable.