Polish Literature

9 books on the Carpathians, from political satire to mythical tales

9 books on the Carpathians, from political satire to mythical tales

‘My heart stood still in a distant motel:’ 6 contemporary Polish poems

‘My heart stood still in a distant motel:’ 6 contemporary Polish poems

Olga Tokarczuk to auction destroyed copies of her books in support of LGBTQ+ charities

Olga Tokarczuk to auction destroyed copies of her books in support of LGBTQ+ charities

‘Life in quotation marks’: two poems by Polish wordsmith Ewa Lipska

‘Life in quotation marks’: two poems by Polish wordsmith Ewa Lipska

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

Beyond borders: journeying into Olga Tokarczuk’s divided homeland on the eve of her Nobel Prize win

Beyond borders: journeying into Olga Tokarczuk’s divided homeland on the eve of her Nobel Prize win

In conservative Poland, gay literary couple ‘Maryla Szymiczkowa’ are cutting a defiant path

In conservative Poland, gay literary couple ‘Maryla Szymiczkowa’ are cutting a defiant path

The meteoric rise of Olga Tokarczuk, Poland’s pre-eminent novelist

The meteoric rise of Olga Tokarczuk, Poland’s pre-eminent novelist

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins 2018 Man Booker International Prize

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins 2018 Man Booker International Prize

Flights: an extract from Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk's mythical new book

Flights: an extract from Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk’s mythical new book