Józef Czapski’s “Na nieludzkiej ziemi” in Czech
thanks to the support of the Book Institute and Polish Institute in Prague
Jacek Dehnel and Piotr Tarczyński

nominated for the ERBD Literature Prize

Anna Zaranko receives Found in Translation Award
Olga Tokarczuk and Szczepan Twardoch nominated for Europese Literatuurprijs 2020!
Andrzej Bart’s “Fabryka muchołapek” in French

with the support of the Book Institute

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Author of the month

Łukasz Orbitowski

“Writing genre literature – not only horror, but also science-fiction, crime stories, maybe romance, but I don’t know anything about it – is a very good school of technique. I learned a lot of things that are probably basic, but people who didn’t go through genre schooling may not come across them or forget about them. It’s as simple as communicating. My books can be wise – I’m not saying they are – it can evoke very complicated emotions, it can make the reader confused, it can turn his psyche inside out, but it can’t be muddled. Even weak genre books aren’t muddled. Next – a simple lesson of entailment. Like with Chekhov’s gun – if I start a thread, I can’t forget about it. If a protagonist shows up, I can’t lose him along the way. Which leads to another important lesson in genre literature, namely that everything is for something. Each character introduced, each event serves something.”

Classic

Jerzy Liebert
Collected Poems

Liebert’s legacy reflects the dilemmas of a generation which was to create Poland anew

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