Category Archive: Poland

A CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE: ‘Conradology,’ edited by Becky Harrison and Magda Raczynska


Conradology, edited by Becky Harrison & Magda Raczyńska (Comma Press, 2017) By A.M. Bakalar Celebrating the 160th birthday anniversary of Joseph Conrad, the Polish Parliament declared the year 2017 as The Year of… Continue reading

“BLESSED IS HE WHO LEAVES”: Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘Flights’, translated by Jennifer Croft


Olga Tokarczuk, Flights, translated by Jennifer Croft (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) by Marta Dziurosz I first saw Fitzcarraldo’s English edition of Flights (and its strikingly blue, minimalistic cover) a good while before its official publication date,… Continue reading