Articles Tagged “Poland ”

Bud Parr on Witold Gombrowicz

by Rohan Kamicheril, August 7, 2007

Bud Parr, over at Chekhov's Mistress has a brief review of Witold Gombrowicz's short story collection Bacacay (Archipelago Books) that's a great preview of the quirky, beautiful style of this underread master of 20th-Century fiction. Parr's favorite story, Adventures, was also one that we loved. For…...read more »

Reading Rutka Laskier

by Arnon Grunberg, February 4, 2008

From to time to time, a Dutch publisher will ask me to write a preface or an afterword to a book he plans to publish. I have written prefaces for authors as different as Machiavelli, Stendhal and Boris Vian. Last November I received a letter from a publisher, asking if I was interested in writing a preface…...read more »

film icon A Terrifying Vision of Emily Dickinson From Poland

by Joshua Mandelbaum, December 10, 2010

While Words without Borders normally bring you Polish literature translated into English, I can't resist sharing this absolutely terrifying and intense musical version of Emily Dickinson's poem "Much madness is divinest sense," performed in Polish by Monika Wierzbicka. Directed by Michal Jaskulski,…...read more »

An Interview with Zygmunt Miłoszewski

by Richard Jackson, March 19, 2013

Zygmunt Miłoszewski is a Polish novelist, journalist, and editor, currently working as a columnist for Newsweek.  Born in Warsaw in 1976, he is the author of several books across a variety of genres.  His horror novel, The Intercom, was published in 2005, while The Adder Mountains, a book…...read more »