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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

Ewa Pawlik

Ewa Pawlik

Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Manager – “Przekrój” Magazine

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Death, or a Cannonball Jump

Death, or a Cannonball Jump
An Innocent Discussion about Death

Reading / society
In this edition of “Conversations from the Playground”, Ewa Pawlik talks to Lu and her friends about that ever-so-autumnal subject: death. Ewa Pawlik
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Be Like Anastasia

Be Like Anastasia
Life in a New Age Slavic Homestead

Magazine / society
Anastasianism (or the Ringing Cedars) is a new age religious movement that started in Russia. We visit one of its kinship homesteads to find out how to heal the human civilization. Ewa Pawlik
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Be Like Anastasia. Life in a New Age Slavic Homestead (audio)
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Be Like Anastasia. Life in a New Age Slavic Homestead (audio)

Media / Audio
Anastasianism (or the Ringing Cedars) is a new age religious movement that started in Russia. We visit one of its kinship homesteads to find out how to heal the human civilization. Original publication by Ewa Pawlik. Read by Annie Krasińska.
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The Pet ‘Kittens’

The Pet ‘Kittens’
A History of “Przekrój”’s Cover Girls

Magazine / culture
For much of its existence, “Przekrój” featured fashion photos of young models on its covers. We run through the history of the so-called ‘kittens’, and close a chapter that belongs to a bygone era. Ewa Pawlik
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The Strange Story of Picasso, Communism, and a Sheepskin Coat

The Strange Story of Picasso, Communism, and a Sheepskin Coat
On the Friendship of Kindred Artists

Magazine / culture
Pablo Picasso visited Poland in 1948, where he struck up what proved to be a fruitful friendship with the “Przekrój” editor-in-chief. Ewa Pawlik