Julita Deluga

Jerzy Nowosielski

The biography and works of the renowned painter, writer of icons, and man from the borderlands of culture

Various authors

Jan Marcin Szancer: An Ambassador of the Imagination

The life and imaginative world of an artist who inspired generations of Polish illustrators

Wojtek Wawszczyk, Tomasz Leśniak


A dangerous, post-apocalyptic world, contrasted with the fragile protagonists trying to reach their goal

Rafał Kosik

Cyberpunk 2077: No Coincidence

A randomly-assembled team come together for a perilous mission in the universe of the bestselling game Cyberpunk 2077

Anna Kańtoch

The Retreat

The author masterfully ratchets up tension in a psychological thriller about disability and family secrets

Jakub Ćwiek

Drelich: Straight to the Crux vol. 1 (2021); Drelich: By Your Last Breath vol. 2 (2023)

A gripping gangster series about a ruthless thief who loves his family

Andrzej Bobkowski

Meeting; Behind the Front

Short stories, journalism and travel writing by a cosmopolitan and wordsmith

Wisława Szymborska

All the Poems

The collected works – including some previously unpublished – of the Polish Nobel Prize winner

Piotr Skwieciński

The End of the “Russkiy mir”? On the Ideological Sources of Russian Aggression

An overturning of stereotypes in a diagnosis of the mentality of the Russian elite

Paweł Milcarek

Open Windows: Sketches from the Culture of Catholic Humanism

Essays in proof of the consistency of humanism and Catholicism

Zdzisław Kranodębski

The Curtain Raised

Deliberations on previously unasked questions about the “invisible wall” between Eastern and Western Europe

Andrzej Nowak

The Evil Empire Returns

A rational glance at the history of Russia, and Russia today, from the pen of a renowned Sovietologist

Zbigniew Parafianowicz

Breakfast Smells Like a Corpse: Ukraine at War

A thoroughgoing portrait of the war in Ukraine written by an eye-witness – an excellent reporter and political scientist

Wiesław Myśliwski

Piedra sobre piedra

A veces pienso ¿qué le importo yo a esta tierra? ¿Qué sabe de mí? ¿Sabe al menos que estoy aquí?

Anna Goc

The Deaf Backwoods

A world we don’t hear about – reportages from the lives of the hearing impaired

Jarosław Jakubowski

Signs: Plays

Politics, history, identity: the moral dilemmas of contemporary man

Anna Piwkowska


The poetic word as guardian of a frail world

Roman Honet

Grief, Maybe It

Contemporary laments crafted in precise language

Miłosz Biedrzycki

The Spring of the People

When the modern world eludes the possibility of expression, that’s where Biedrzycki’s poetry comes in

Wojciech Chmielewski

Sylwia of Gibalak

A magical portrait of Warsaw – a city of micro-events marked by great history

Aleksandra Majdzińska

Shalom Bonjour Odesa

Lyrical reportage from a remarkable city and a study of the search for identity

Tomasz Różycki

The Lightbulb Thieves

A funny, surreal and poetic story that takes us on a tour of a communist-era housing block

Marcin Pilis

The Multiplicity of Things

The mathematics of emotion in perfect linguistic form

Krzysztof Bielecki

She Slid off the Chair: Shadowbook

A tender, linguistically-refined story of loss and the redeeming power of words

Maciej Hen


A picaresque novel about a girl in a male costume and her journey through multicultural fifteenth-century Europe

Jakub Nowak

Down to the Wind

Truth mixed up with fiction in an (anti-)western about emigrants from Polish bohemia

Elżbieta Cherezińska

Sidonia: One’s Word Is One’s Bond

Witch or noblewoman? Curse or coincidence? A new novel by the bestselling author of historical fiction

Zyta Rudzka

Only Those with Teeth Can Smile

A woman’s Odyssey through the modern city told with stylistic panache

歐菈·沃丹斯卡-波欽斯卡(Ola Woldańska-Płocińska)


作者:沃伊切赫·維德瓦克(Wojciech Widłak), 插圖:亞歷珊德拉·克珊諾夫斯卡(Aleksandra Krzanowska)


文字:莫妮卡·烏特尼-斯特魯加瓦(Monika Utnik-Strugała), 概念和插圖:皮歐特·索哈(Piotr Socha)


作者:亞格涅絲卡·斯特爾馬什克(Agnieszka Stelmaszyk)


尤安娜·日斯卡(Joanna Rzyska)、阿嘉妲·杜德克(Agata Dudek)、瑪格熱妲·諾瓦克(Małgorzata Nowak) Druganoga出版社,華沙2021


艾麗莎·皮歐特夫斯卡(Eliza Piotrowska)


米科瓦伊·帕辛斯基(Mikołaj Pasiński)、瑪格熱妲·赫爾巴(Gosia Herba)


歐菈·沃丹斯卡-波欽斯卡(Ola Woldańska-Płocińska)


瑪麗安娜·奧克雷亞克(Marianna Oklejak)

《一起來演奏吧! 從小理查到碧玉的音樂冒險》

拉法爾·科希克(Rafał Kosik)


亞歷珊德拉·沃丹斯卡-波欽斯卡(Aleksandra Woldańska-Płocińska)


巴托米耶·伊格納邱克(Bartłomiej Ignaciuk), 阿嘉塔·洛特-伊格納邱克(Agata Loth-Ignaciuk)

《馬雷克·卡明斯基(Marek Kamiński), 如何在…一年內征服地球的南北極》

文字和插圖:皮歐特·卡爾斯基(Piotr Karski)


文字和插圖:皮歐特·卡爾斯基(Piotr Karski)


羅珊娜·延澤耶夫斯卡-弗魯貝爾 (Roksana Jędrzejewska-Wróbel)


作者:普舎米斯瓦夫·維赫特洛維奇(Przemysław Wechterowicz) 插圖:艾米莉·吉烏巴克(Emilia Dziubak)


尤斯提娜·貝納雷(Justyna Bednarek) 插圖:丹尼爾·德拉圖爾(Daniel De Latour)


尤安娜·巴托西克(Joanna Bartosik)


瑪格熱妲·斯文多夫斯卡(Małgorzata Swędrowska)、尤安娜·巴托西克(Joanna Bartosik)


Jan Kochanowski


Kochanowski’s poems were the pinnacle of Polish culture under the Jagiellonian dynasty.

Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz

The Hangings

Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz’s historical essay The Hangings sparked a heated debate in Poland. It is the story of an 1794 anti-Russian uprising by the people of Warsaw and their execution of traitors.

Olga Tokarczuk

The Books of Jacob

The Books of Jacob (2014) is a historical novel by the Nobel-prize winning writer Olga Tokarczuk.

Władysław Stanisław Reymont

The Promised Land

The Promised Land (1899) is a novel by Władysław Stanisław Reymont, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the tale of the creation and collapse of a factory built by three young friends in Łódź, home to one of the largest textile industries in Europe at the time.

An Ancient Tale

Józef Ignacy Kraszewski

In An Ancient Tale (1876) Kraszewski pens a literary depiction of the formation, in the ninth century, of the Polish state on lands inhabited by Slavic tribes.

Stanisław Rembek

In the Field

In the Field (1937) is one of the greatest war novels written in Polish. It is the tragic story of an infantry company fighting against the Bolsheviks in 1920.


Elżbieta Cherezińska

Reborn Kingdom Series

In the Reborn Kingdom series of novels, Elżbieta Cherezińska paints an evocative picture of medieval Poland under Piast rule.

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Deluge

In his Nobel-prize winning novel The Deluge, Henryk Sienkiewicz tells an adventurous tale of the repelled Swedish invasion of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1655–1660.

Adam Mickiewicz

Forefathers’ Eve, Part III

Forefathers’ Eve, Part III (1832) is a play by Poland’s pre-eminent Romantic writer, Adam Mickiewicz. Originally published in Paris, the drama tells the story of the struggle waged by Polish youth against the Russian Empire and its cruel oppression.

Maria Dąbrowska

Nights and Days

Maria Dąbrowska’s saga Night and Days (1932–1934) portrays the story of the Niechcic family at the turn of the twentieth century.

Stefan Żeromski

Stefan Żeromski

The novel The Coming Spring (1925) paints a literary picture of the first years of Polish independence, seen through the eyes of Cezary Baryka, a young man born in Russia who arrives in his parents’ homeland around 1920.

Bronisław Wildstein

The Valley of Nothingness

The protagonists of the novel contend with the persistent legacy of Poland’s communist past while posing questions about the future form of the Polish state

Zbigniew Herbert / Wisława Szymborska

Mr. Cogito / People on a Bridge

Both books convey the atmosphere of the Solidarity era

Karol Wojtyła

A Sign of Contradiction

Collection of homilies delivered in 1976 by Karol Wojtyła

Wiesław Myśliwski

Stone Upon Stone

Saga about the tragic fate of rural Poland during World War II and under Communist rule

Czesław Miłosz

The Captive Mind

Miłosz explains how intellectuals succumb to Marxism

Anna Świrszczyńska / Melchior Wańkowicz

Building the Barricade / The Battle for Monte Cassino

Both books depict the struggles of Poles at home and abroad during World War II

Tadeusz Borowski / Gustaw Herling-Grudziński

Farewell to Maria / A World Apart

Shocking testimonies to what Poles endured following the outbreak of World War II

Maria Faustyna Kowalska

Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul

Record of the spiritual experiences of the Catholic saint Faustyna Kowalska

Wiesław Helak

Mount Tabor

Literary panorama of Poland between the two world wars

Adriana Szymańska

Green Blinds

Poetry that confronts universal doubt and helplessness

Paweł Rzewuski

Son of the Marsh

Passion and violence are bubbling beneath the seemingly calm surface of everyday life

Mariusz Staniszewski


This is a masterfully constructed detective story from which it is hard to tear oneself away

Radek Rak

Agla: Aleph

The secrets of metamorphosis

Urszula Honek

White Nights

A highly artistic study of death encapsulated in moving stories set in the Beskid Mountains region

Łukasz Barys

The Bones You Carry in Your Pocket

A debut that happens once in a decade

Kazimierz Orłoś

The Return

What, really, is life? Where does it lead?

Rafał Wojasiński


What is the goal of this pilgrimage of meaning?

Antonina Grzegorzewska

Iphigenia and Other Dramas

A poetic language, full of metaphors and allusions to the outstanding movements of the twentieth-century avantgarde

Józef Mackiewicz

The Colonel Myasoedov Affair

War prose by one of the most outstanding Polish writers of the 20th century

Tobiasz Piątkowski, Marek Oleksicki

Agency “Rygor”: The Guests of Hotel Arago

Every room hides a secret

Beniamin Czapla

Antoni Patek: A Watchmaker to Kings

The first full biography of Antoni Patek

Daniel Odija

Empty Flight

An excellent analysis of mental illness along with its obsessions

Bronisław Wildstein

The Lion and the Comedians

Politics and passion in a new book by a brilliant intellectual

Józef Mackiewicz

The Road to Nowhere

Critics have placed The Road to Nowhere together with novels concerned with the totalitarian experience, such as those by Orwell or Solzhenitsyn

Józef Mackiewicz

The Rojsty Rebellion

Great predecessor of the post-war school of Polish reportage

Agnieszka Gajewska

Stanisław Lem: Exiled from the High Castle

Decrypting the master

Adam Robiński

Palaces on the Water: On the Trail of Polish Beavers

The ecosystem of which humans are also a part is hugely valuable to us, but requires care too

Witold Szabłowski

What’s Cooking in the Kremlin

In this book, comedy and narratorial gusto are frequently combined with terror or border on despair

Andrzej Muszyński

My Fathers’ House

A story that poses the question of what it means to be rooted

Wiesław Helak

Towards the Seret

The Chronicler of a Vanishing World

Andrzej Nowak

Poland and Russia: Neighbours in Freedom and Despotism, Tenth to Twenty-First Centuries

The bizarre link between enslavement and expansion, the obverse and reverse of the same Russian coin

Bartosz Jastrzębski

Dies Irae: Nonmodern Sketches

This is an inspiring and invigorating read, something like a breath of fresh air in a musty enclosure

Marek Cichocki

The Beginning of the End of History: Political Traditions in the Nineteenth Century

A voice in the discussion on the topic of the identity of the old continent

Dariusz Sośnicki

After the House

We are all responsible for the shared space: of the world, society, state

Ernest Bryll

It’s Getting Towards Evening: Unpublished Poems 2014–2020

A poetry of struggle with multiple darknesses

Wojciech Wencel

Jan Lechoń: Knight and Faun

Armed with knowledge and empathy, Wencel guides us through the labyrinth of Lechoń’s life and work

Łukasz Orbitowski

Come With Me

A novel full of dynamic events and plot twists

Jakub Małecki

Feast of Fire

A family story intended to be touching, entertaining and sometimes gently affecting

Aleksandra Lipczak

Lajla means Night

A journey through the land known as Al-Andalus, the Spain of Islam, but also of Judaism and Christianity

Jacek Dukaj

Empire of the Clouds

A breathtaking story inspired by Japanese culture and one of the most beloved Polish classics – The Doll by Bolesław Prus

Wit Szostak

Others’ Words

A story about the fundamental unknowability of the world and of other people

Hanna Krall

The Synapses of Maria H.

A story about the bridges that connect the recollection of past events with the perception of current experience

Anna Kańtoch

Spring of the Missing & Summer of the Lost

A precisely constructed plot linked not so much by crime as by
psychological sensitivity

Bartosz Biedrzycki

Cold Light of the Stars

This tale of space conquest brims with dramatic events and stunning reversals

Zyta Rudzka

Soft Tissues

Rudzka depicts the masculine soul with an empathy that’s both affectionate and merciless all at once

Maciej Płaza

The Golem

A story rooted in cabbalistic tales and sacred scriptures that belong to the Judaic canon

Wojciech Chmielewski

Dargin Lake

A protagonist who has just lost his job and a close friend – in a search of a new beginning

Paweł Huelle


Here are twelve short stories, where ostensibly opposing elements find a space in common.

Tomasz Grzywaczewski

The Erased Borders. In the Footsteps of the Second Polish Republic

Although time is merciless, some survivors still live in the enclaves of their memories

Andrzej Nowak

Between Disorder and Captivity. A Short History of Political Ideas

A fascinating journey in time: from antiquity to the 21st century

Katarzyna Jasiołek

Asteroid and Wall-Bed. Post-War Polish Design

An interesting, richly illustrated tale of designs made in Poland

Przemysław "Trust" Truściński


Illustrating poems about a disobedient girl, Trust lets his imagination run wild

Angelika Kuźniak


Literary reportage about preparing for death and attempts at planning it

Wojciech Kudyba

And Then What?

Moving portraits of modern-day Poles, told through five short stories, which reveal the intricacies and complications within people’s lives: the story of the single mother left with two children; the multiplicity of voices of mourners at a funeral, where death is depicted as an experience that unites people.

Michał Protasiuk

The Anatomy of a Fracture

A form of near-future science fiction, these six futuristic parables concern individuals who define themselves through the prism of technology.

Katarzyna Kobylarczyk

The Women of Nowa Huta. Bricks, Gems and Firecrackers

A fascinating tale of Nowa Huta and its inhabitants

Stanisław Rembek

Collected Works

War prose by one of the most outstanding Polish writers of the 20th century

Justyna Melonowska

Maccabean Writings. Religion and Struggle

Melonowska’s philosophical work is marked by a relentless nonconformity

Krzysztof Karasek

The Hills of Anarchy

Avant-garde discourse combined with classical order and lyricism

Michał Gierycz

A Small Praise of Catholicism. Church and Politics in the Late Modern Age

The inhabitants of Europe support “European values,” yet they each understand this notion in their own way

Elżbieta Isakiewicz

Szelma and Other Mundane Stories

This collection consists of 62 concise, yet highly-reflective short stories. In these empathetic prose miniatures, Elżbieta Isakiewicz has created tales and images with the precision of a journalist-reporter.

Artur Daniel Liskowacki

Polski Hotel

Returning to some difficult and painful moments in Polish history, Liskowacki’s prose has been symbolically divided into the four seasons that here represent four stages: stormy events taken from real episodes in Polish history.

Wojciech Kass

Metaf. 20 Poems of Setting

Kass is a clever poet; he knows the paths to lead the reader down to interesting places

Jarosław Jakubowski

Hail Barabbas. New plays

Exposing mechanisms that sentence individuals to isolation, loneliness, insanity or even damnation

Zbigniew Stawrowski

Solidarity Means a Bond, AD 2021

Reflections on solidarity – understood both as a universal experience and as the Polish social movement

Łukasz Kozak

Upiór: A Natural History

A masterful work on the upiórs – the primeval Slavic vampires who have haunted Polish literature and history for centuries

Radek Rak

The Tale of the Serpent’s Heart

Class divisions and economic violence in legendary world
Szczepan Twardoch


Full-blooded novel with a generous helping of 20th-century history of Silesia

Wojciech Chmielarz


The master psychological thriller writer Wojciech Chmielarz

Robert Małecki


Splinter is the third novel in one of Polish readers’ favourite crime series

Zygmunt Miłoszewski

The Matter of Price

Zygmunt Miłoszewski is probably the most popular Polish crime writer internationally: his books have been published in 20 languages

Marek Krajewski

The Executioner’s Right Hand

Krajewski’s books have been translated into 20 languages. A TV series based on his work is being developed by Netflix and TVP

Anna Piwkowska

Between the Monsoons

Subtle, linguistically refined poetry links various cultural traditions

Dominika Słowik

The Hibernation of Bees

A new book by one of the most promising Polish writers of the younger generation

Wojciech Chmielewski

The Magic Light of the City

Scrupulously realistic portrait of Warsaw beyond the tourist hot-spots

Barbara Banaś

New Polish Look

A comprehensive study of Poland’s ceramics design renaissance in the 1950s and ‘60s

Marcel Woźniak

Tyrmand. The Writer with the White Eyes

Tyrmand emerges as the spirit of freedom

Rafał Mikołajczyk

The Invincible

A masterful graphic novel adapted from Stanisław Lem

Milena Kindziuk

Emilia and Karol Wojtyła. John Paul II’s Parents

A biography written with the dogged inquisitiveness of a detective

Jerzy Szymik


The biblical history of salvation is the fundamental perspective of Szymik’s poetry

Waldemar Bawołek

The Dead

Bawołek’s beautiful way with language is a delight

Andrzej Nowak

Defeat of the Evil Empire. The Year 1920

What would the world look like if Poland had not won that war?

Julia Fiedorczuk

Under the Sun

Fiedorczuk touches the agony of war, destruction, poverty, the concealment of identity, and the loss of sanity

Jakub Szamałek

The Hidden Web

A breath of fresh air in a genre that so easily slips into cliché

Danuta Gwizdalanka

100 Years of Polish Music History

Gwizdalanka sets the history of Polish music against political and social backgrounds

Witold Szabłowski

How to Feed a Dictator

Everyone has to eat, including dictators

Filip Gańczak

Jan Sehn. The Nazi Tracker

Sehn was the first investigator to create a precise description of how Auschwitz operated

Jacek Dukaj

The Old Axolotl

A novel with an astounding richness of imagination about the future of humanity

Grzegorz Górny, Janusz Rosikoń

Vatican Secret Archives

A richly illustrated story about unknown pages of Catholic Church history

Paweł Piechnik

The Bread of Freedom

An innovative narrative approach to the stories of prisoners in a Nazi German concentration camp

Andrzej Strumiłło


A farewell credo and artistic crowning of Strumiłło’s prolific oeuvre

Bartosz Jastrzębski

The Light of the West. Sketches on Christian Thought and Culture

An important voice, above all, in the context of Biopolitics and Transhumanism

Andrzej Muszyński

Without. The Ballad of Joanna and Władek from a Jurassic Valley

A husband, a wife and the stigma of infertility

Marta Kwaśnicka


A portrait of a generation living off loans and “junk” contracts, house moves and emigration

Piotr Mitzner


The author creates polysemic images with few words

Tomasz Man

Sex Machine and Other Ones

The author explores the limits of love and devotion, duty and morality

Paweł Sołtys


The “nonjoy” of the title does not overwhelm us with hopelessness but encourages us to take heart

Wacław Holewiński

They Too Were Banished

A hero full of inner conflict: a gentleman and an arrogant snob

Anna Potyra


There’s no motive, no fingerprints, only an elaborately prepared crime scene

Wiesław Helak

Mount Tabor

The fascinating story of an individual tangled in history

Urszula Zajączkowska

Sticks and Stalks

Zajączkowska combines the wisdom of a poet and a researcher

Bronisław Wildstein

Rebellion and Affirmation. An Essay about Our Times

Contemporary disputes placed in a broad historiosophical context

Jan Polkowski

Doorman and other stories

An account of the chaotic and uncertain structure of reality

Marek Stokowski

The Short Film Cinema

Multidimensional, lyrical and funny novel narrated by a dog

Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki

Elderberry Thieves

Klimko-Dobrzaniecki has created a story about ordinary life, set against the background of unfolding world history

Jakub Małecki


Małecki constructs a convincing narrative about the realities of soldiering and life after deployment

Łukasz Orbitowski


About a religious ‘miracle’ in Communist Poland

Małgorzata Rejmer

Mud Sweeter than Honey

Vivid and powerful picture of the communist regime in Albania – by an acclaimed young reportage writer who gives a voice to the ones who had been denied their own

Rafał Wojasiński


Stories full of suppressed emotion, about people who find themselves beyond the main current of contemporary life

Artur Grabowski

Am (A Diary from the Other Side)

A European intellectual on the road through America, dealing with the midlife crisis. Debut novel by an acclaimed playwright and poet

Wojciech Kudyba


Inhabitants of a block of flats are unable to adapt themselves to the swift pace of economic transformation

Włodzimierz Bolecki

Chack. The Gamblers

A talented and depraved wins (and easily squanders) a fortune at cards, while mingling in the most privileged circles

Jerzy Liebert

Collected Poems

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

Karol Wojtyła

Literary and Theatrical Works. Volume I: Juvenilia

The early literary works of Pope John Paul II – a valuable testimony to the transformations occurring in him during this period of his life

Wojciech Zembaty

The Hungry Sun

Set in an alternate world where Spaniards never conquered the Americas


Wojciech Chmielarz

Den of Vipers

A succesful combination of social drama and psychological thriller adapted into a Canal+ TV series

Bogdan Musiał

Who would help the Jew…

Without Polish help, it would not have been possible for any of them to survive

Michał Wójcik

Baroness. On the Trail of Wanda Kronenberg

The story of a shockingly beautiful and dangerous secret agent

Milena Kindziuk

Jerzy Popiełuszko. A Biography

Popiełuszko’s death suffered at the hands of Communist Security Service remains a mystery to this day

Joanna Siedlecka

Poetry Man

The life of an individual enmeshed in history

Krzysztof Tyszka-Drozdowski

Zouaves of the vacuum

A splendidly received and widely commented debut of a young historian of ideas

Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz

Adam Mickiewicz Rides off on a Yellow Bike

This is the sixth volume of the series entitled ’As the fabled cranes’, dedicated to the life and works of the great Polish bard Adam Mickiewicz.

Marek Bieńczyk


In Container, his most personal and perhaps most splendid book, Marek Bieńczyk arrives at literary perfection; both when he is writing about Canetti, Faulkner, and Camus, and when he mentions his loved ones by name — for the author has poured into his ‘container’ everything that is most dear to him.

Jacek Dukaj

The Twilight of the Written Word

Jacek Dukaj’s new book is an intellectual journey through the most fascinating issues of contemporary civilisation — unto its very sunset, and that of man as well.

Olga Drenda

Products. Ingenuity around Us

Concrete mushrooms in the front yard, swans made out of tyres, knights and dinosaurs of nuts and bolts, religious notions and knick-knacks — what for some people is the nadir of bad taste and kitsch, constitutes for Olga Drenda fascinating material for a study on Polish ingenuity.

Andrzej Szczerski

Transformation. Art in East-Central Europe after 1989

Szczerski’s book presents the art of the times of transformation; i.e., that created in the nations of East-Central Europe, from the Baltic to the Balkans, following the events of 1989.

Michał Łuczewski

Moral Capital. Historical Politics in the Late Modern Period

Drawing from truly impressive wellsprings of erudition, Łuczewski delves into theory from several areas; for example, studies on mass memory, or mass social movements.

Wojciech Roszkowski

The Shattered Mirror — the Fall of Western Civilisation

In his book, prominent scholar and writer Wojciech Roszkowski offers a deep accounting of our civilisation

Leszek Elektorowicz

The Path to the Kingdom

A wonderful testament to the power and vitality of metaphysical poetry

Adrian Sinkowski


Writing down irretrievably lost memories from childhood allows one to come to terms with loss

Szymon Babuchowski

How Far

In a search for meaning in a world plagued by emptiness

Lech Majewski


Majewski is fascinated by the world of art, painting and symbols

Weronika Murek

Feinweinblein. Plays

Well-crafted social and historical anecdotes, amusing and disturbing at the same time, are imbued with metaphysical angst by one of the most promising young Polish authors

Agnieszka Świętek


One of Poland’s greatest stories told in this medium

Stanisław Szukalski

Szukalski. Album

More than a catalogue and more than a biography or an academic study – much as Szukalski was more than an artist

Barbara Klicka


A female, contemporary ‘sanatorium novel’ drawing on The Magic Mountain

Jakub Małecki

Nobody’s Coming

Małecki doesn’t force the reader to get emotional while allowing for it

Szczepan Twardoch

The Kingdom

The reality Twardoch has created is a vortex of dark urges, a world full of violence and cruelty

Wiesław Helak

On the River Zbruch

In Helak’s novel, the Borderlands becomes an emanation of Polish identity

Maria Wilczek-Krupa

Górecki. A Stubborn Genius

Górecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs passed Sting, Madonna and Nirvana in British and American music charts

Marcin Wicha

Things I Didn’t Throw Out

A one of a kind meditation on the loss of loved ones

Anna Kańtoch


The fictional Rokitnica is a closed microcosm, to which strangers are not allowed

Rafał Kosik


Wake-up call against uncritical trust in technology

Marek Nowakowski

Prince of the Night. The Best Short Stories

Beneath the surface of everyday life

Paweł Sołtys


Micro-stories about a city inhaled like nicotine or a narcotic

Dorota Masłowska

Other People

An epic rooted in the intuition and rhythm of hip-hop

Wiesław Myśliwski

The Needle’s Eye

A new novel by the master of Polish prose

Martyna Bunda


A picture of true closeness – that between women

Olga Tokarczuk

Tales of the Bizarre

A new book by one of the most acclaimed and popular Polish writers

Various authors

Worlds Apart

The authors invited to contribute to Worlds Apart represent the Polish cream of the crop

Mariola Kruszewska

Cherries Will Grow Wild

Captivating short story collection that reads like a novel

Waldemar Bawołek

Echo of the Sun

A mismatched couple, connected by a shared fate, a blood bond, a pension

Zyta Rudzka

A Brief Exchange of Fire

The story of unextinguished, belated desire

Marek Oleksicki, Tobiasz Piątkowski

Bradl Vol. 1-3

Members of the Polish resistance clash with Nazis in the noir style

Wojciech Tomczyk


Tomczyk draws from Polish history, but always bears in mind the problems of today

Urszula Zajączkowska


Poems that disrupt our sense of comfortable wellbeing

Marzanna Bogumiła Kielar


Are we drifting or navigating?

Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz

Metempsychosis. The Second Volume of Octastichs

Poetry courageous in its directness, essential due to the gravity of its themes

Ks. Robert Skrzypczak

A Love Worthy of a Ring

How to build a marriage that lasts a lifetime

Bronisław Wildstein

On Culture and Revolution

To understand the turnabout that has taken place in Poland, you must read Wildstein

Marek A. Cichocki

North and South. Essays on Polish Culture and History

Poles should go back to defining themselves along the North-South axis

Monika Piątkowska

Prus. A Biographical Investigation

Combining a detective’s temperament with a psychologist’s insight, Monika Piątkowska undertakes a meticulous investigation and creates a life-sized portrait of Bolesław Prus (1847-1912)

Monika Śliwińska

Wyspiański. While There is Life

From archives, family documents, letters and diaries, Monika Śliwińska constructs a portrait of the little-known private life of Stanisław Wyspiański (1869-1907)

Anna Bikont

Sendler. In Hiding

The main character of Bikont’s work, Irena Sendler, saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Second World War, and became a symbol of all those who had courage to oppose evil

Magdalena Grzebałkowska

Komeda. A Personal Life of Jazz

To learn the truth about one of the greatest Polish musicians, whose Rosemary’s Baby lullaby was hummed by the whole world, Magdalena Grzebałkowska visits, among others, Scandinavia, Russia and the United States

Wojciech Orliński

Lem. Not of This World

This is the first Polish biography of Stanisław Lem, author of science-fiction novels and one of the most translated Polish writers

Klementyna Suchanow

Gombrowicz. Me, A Genius

This is the first full biography of a writer whose life and work continues to fascinate each new generation

Andrzej Franaszek

Herbert. A Biography

Andrzej Franaszek’s monumental biography of Zbigniew Herbert, one of the greatest Polish contemporary poets, is an engaging story about the fate and attitude of the artist.

Natalia Budzyńska

Brother Albert. A biography

A saint who walked in sandals and slept under the same roof as villains, drunks and whores

Anna Kamińska

Wanda, A Tale of Life and Death: The Story of Wanda Rutkiewicz

The story of the first woman to ascend K2

Marian Sworzeń

Black Icon. Belomor

One of the most important Polish books on communism and Russia in recent years

Aleksandra Wójcik, Maciej Zdziarski

Goodnight, Auschwitz

Touching, original stories of five concentration camp survivors

Józef Łobodowski

Ukrainian Trilogy: Thickets, The Settlement, The Way Back

By an eulogist of Ukraine, fascinated by the East

Piotr Zaremba


From heroism to betrayal – a passionate story about people in post-war Poland

Wacław Holewiński

Pogrom 1905

Holewiński makes human sexuality the key to the epoch he describes

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