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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!

Literature

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137 Seconds (Part I)
Stanisław Lem

137 Seconds (Part I)

Reading / literature
“137 Seconds” is a short story by Polish sci-fi writer Stanisław Lem, translated into English for the first time by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Stanisław Lem
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137 Seconds (Part II)
Stanisław Lem

137 Seconds (Part II)

Reading / literature
“137 Seconds” is a short story by Polish sci-fi writer Stanisław Lem, translated into English for the first time by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Stanisław Lem
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137 Seconds (Part III)
Stanisław Lem

137 Seconds (Part III)

Reading / literature
“137 Seconds” is a short story by Polish sci-fi writer Stanisław Lem, translated into English for the first time by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Stanisław Lem

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In the Footsteps of Russian Spirituality

In the Footsteps of Russian Spirituality
The Way of a Pilgrim

Magazine / culture
“The Way of a Pilgrim” is a classic work of 19th-century Eastern Orthodox mysticism that charts the travels of an anonymous Russian ascetic. Its influence has also spread to the West. Mikołaj Gliński
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The Russian Prophet of Immortality

The Russian Prophet of Immortality
The Philosophy of Nikolai Fyodorov

Magazine / culture
Nikolai Fyodorov believed that only resurrection of the dead could save the world. His extraordinary vision fascinated the likes of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. Michał Milczarek
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The Giants of the Ice Realm

The Giants of the Ice Realm
The Phenomenon of Polar Gigantism

Magazine / science
Mikołaj Golachowski

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In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health
Turmeric Pickle and Cedarwood Oil

Magazine / society
According to phytotherapy and aromatherapy, both turmeric root and cedarwood oil can help in preventing and getting rid of infections. Dominika Bok
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Leo’s Last Roar

Leo’s Last Roar
The Life of Sophia and Leo Tolstoy

Magazine / culture
Leo Tolstoy and his wife Sophia both loved and tormented each other. How did the troubled Russian writer live his last few months? Paulina Wilk

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All Quiet on the Eastern Front

All Quiet on the Eastern Front
An Interview with Elena Kostyuchenko

Magazine / culture
Journalist and activist Elena Kostyuchenko talks about the dangers of her investigative journalism, the new Russia, and why she will always struggle to leave the country of her birth. Paulina Wilk
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Kindle the Fire Within
healthy living

Kindle the Fire Within
The Tibetan Practice of Tummo

Magazine / society
The Tibetan Buddhist meditation technique of ‘tummo’ allows monks to generate inner yogic heat. This practice could have benefits for body and mind alike. Aleksandra Kozłowska

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The Fabricating Mind

The Fabricating Mind
When Memory Fails You

Magazine / science
As the pioneering work of Elizabeth Loftus shows, memory is fallible – and can, in fact, be replaced by imagination when we are asked to recall past events. Sylwia Niemczyk
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Turn Off Your Autopilot

Turn Off Your Autopilot
An Interview with Paweł Malinowski

Magazine / society
Psychotherapist Paweł Malinowski talks about good and bad habits, as well as how to give them up or shape them. Maria Hawranek

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You Don’t Come Here Voluntarily

You Don’t Come Here Voluntarily
Chekhov and Sakhalin Island

Magazine / culture
In the late 19th-century, Anton Chekhov visited the penal colony on Sakhalin island and wrote about the fate of the convicts there. What did he see? Andrzej Kula
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Deadly Spells

Deadly Spells
The Shamans of Australia and New Zealand

Magazine / society
In some of Australia and New Zealand’s Indigenous communities, shamans are able to successfully will death on others – as long as the target believes in such ‘spells’. Tomasz Wiśniewski

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Instructions for Departure

Instructions for Departure
The Buddhist Approach to Death

Magazine / culture
In contemporary Western culture, death is taboo. Yet Buddhism illustrates how we can take a different approach to death; one that is not as dissimilar as we might expect. Aleksandra Woźniak
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Daisies Forever

Daisies Forever
How to Pickle Daisies

Magazine / society
Daisies contain flavonoids and vitamin C – even better, they can be picked in the wild and pickled in a jar. Łukasz Łuczaj

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Better Not to Cross the Dreamer

Better Not to Cross the Dreamer
The Revolutionary Economist

Magazine / society
The revolutionary economist Mariana Mazzucato proposes a shift away from profit and big business – and towards state investment in the societies they serve. Paulina Wilk
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Trees Die Twice

Trees Die Twice
On the Death of Plant Life

Magazine / science
Trees not only live much longer than humans and other animals – they also die differently, piece-by-piece, in a carefully-planned process. Szymon Drobniak

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Silent Night

Silent Night
A Cultural History of Silence

Magazine / culture
As the literature of recent centuries shows, our relationship with silence – as ritual, as protective, as deathly – has a long and rich history. Ewa Pluta
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Yam Porridge and Odun Isu

Yam Porridge and Odun Isu
Celebrating the Yam Harvest in Nigeria

Reading / society
Every year, Nigeria’s different ethnic groups celebrate the yam harvest with food and festivities. How do the Yoruba people prepare Asaro yam porridge? Mariam Adetona

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Anna
Adamowicz
Leye
Adenle
Mariam
Adetona
Adam
Aduszkiewicz
Wojtek Antonów
Wojtek
Antonów
Anna
Arno
Mitchell
Atkinson III
David
P. Barash
Kamil
Bałuk
Jaimee
Bell
Edwin Bendyk
Edwin
Bendyk
Stanisław
Bereś
Anna
Berestecka
Robby
Berman
Charles
Bernstein
Andrzej
Bobkowski
Paweł
Boguszewski
Dominika
Bok
Katarzyna
Boni
Hanna
Bora
Zygmunt Borawski
Zygmunt
Borawski
dr
Ryan Bromley
Jan
Brzechwa
Stasia
Budzisz
Agnieszka
Burton
C-D
Stephen
Carlick
Artem
Chekh
Wojciech
Chmielarz
Jan Ciemniewski
Jan
Ciemniewski
Matthew Coachinger
Matthew
Coachinger
Ryszard
Ćwirlej
Krystyna
Dąbrowska
Dorota Danielewicz
Dorota
Danielewicz
Jacek Dehnel
Jacek
Dehnel
Mateusz
Demski
Radka
Denemarková
Robbert
Dijkgraaf/Quanta Magazine
Damjan
Dobrila
Natalia
Domagała
Joanna
Domańska
Tadeusz
Dołęga-Mostowicz
Olga Drenda
Olga
Drenda
Szymon
Drobniak
Agnieszka
Drotkiewicz
Marta
Dymek
Ida
Dzik
E-F
Everything's
Gonna Be Alright
Taylor Fang
Taylor
Fang
Julia Fiedorczuk
Julia
Fiedorczuk
Agnieszka
Fiedorowicz
Kornel
Filipowicz
Profesor
Filutek
Paweł
Franczak
Gergő
Fülöp
G-H
Aleksandra
Galewska
Forrest
Gander
Konstanty
Ildefons Gałczyński
Magdalena
Gałkowska
Zuzanna
Ginczanka
Marcelo
Gleiser
Mikołaj
Gliński
Mikołaj
Golachowski
Włodek Goldkorn
Włodek
Goldkorn
Maurycy
Gomulicki
Marek
Górlikowski
Maria
Górz
Stefan
Grabiński
Paulina Grabowska
Paulina
Grabowska
Carmen
Gray
Richard
Greenhill
Wioletta
Greg
Jay
Griffiths
Joanna Grochocka
Joanna
Grochocka
Malcolm
Harris
James
Hatch
Maria
Hawranek
Gordon
Hempton
Scotty
Hendricks
Jason
Hickel
Micaela
Marini Higgs
Elias
Hirschl
Cynthia
Hogue
Urszula
Honek
Matthias
Horx
Paweł
Huelle
Alyssa
Hull
I-J
Wojciech
Jagielski
Kuba Janicki
Kuba
Janicki
Paweł
Janiszewski
Łukasz
Jarosz
Miłada Jędrysik
Miłada
Jędrysik
Rebecca
May Johnson
K-Ł
Aleksander
Kaczorowski
Wailana
Kalama
Marta
Kania
Łukasz Kaniewski
Łukasz
Kaniewski
Grzegorz
Kasdepke
Magda
Kiełbowicz
Jowita
Kiwnik Pargana
Bartłomiej
Kluska
Michał
Korkosz
Artur
Kornel
Ivan
Krastev
Marcel
Kruger
Michał
Książek
Rafał
Kucharczuk
Monika
Kucia
Luka
Kurjački
Dariusz
Kuźma
Łukasz
Lamża
Stanisław Lem
Stanisław
Lem
Katarzyna Lengren
Katarzyna
Lengren
Zbigniew Lengren
Zbigniew
Lengren
Bolesław
Leśmian
Zbigniew
Libera
Renata
Lis
Bogumiła
Lisocka-Jaegermann
Hanna
Liubakova
Beth
Lord
Ana
Maria Luca
Mikołaj Łoziński
Mikołaj
Łoziński
Stanisław
Łubieński
Łukasz
Łuczaj
M-N
Andri
Snær Magnason
Magdalena
Maksimiuk
Ștefan
Manasia
Wojciech Mann
Wojciech
Mann
Victor
Martinovich
Marcin
Masecki
Daniel
Mason
Miha
Mazzini
Paulina
Małochleb
Gordon
Meade
Katarzyna
Michalczak
Jarosław  Mikołajewski
Jarosław
Mikołajewski
Anna
Mitchell
Jerzy Miłkowski
Jerzy
Miłkowski
Zygmunt
Miłoszewski
Ka
Mochi
Aleksei
Morozov
Marcin
Moskalewicz
Anita
Musioł
Marcin Napiórkowski
Marcin
Napiórkowski
Tomek Niewiadomski
Tomek
Niewiadomski
Katarzyna
Nosowska
Łukasz
Nowacki
O-P
Paulina
Olszanka
Wojciech
Orliński
Marian
Orłoń
Osho
Nick
Paumgarten
Ewa Pawlik
Ewa
Pawlik
Piotr
Paziński
Fred
Pearce
Włodzimierz Karol Pessel
Włodzimierz
Karol Pessel
Ada
Petriczko
Grzegorz
Piątek
Tomasz
Pietrzak
Tomasz
Pindel
Sam
Pulham
Kazimierz
Pytko
Agata
Pyzik
R-S
Marek Raczkowski
Marek
Raczkowski
Karol
Radziszewski
Jonathan
L. Ramsey
Paul
Ratner
Anna
Rembowska
Aleksandra
Reszelska
Tadeusz
Różewicz
Joanna
Rudniańska
Laura
Ruggles
Kristina
Sabaliauskaitė
Sigal
Samuel
Ziauddin Sardar
Ziauddin
Sardar
Ren
Scateni
Mat
Schulz
Waithera
Sebatindira
Agnieszka
Dorota Sekuła
Renata
Senktas
Shoaib
Shafi
Tetiana
Shataieva
Karol
Sienkiewicz
Agata
Sikora
Leigh
Singer
The
Rojek Sisters
Tomasz
Sitarz
Tania
Skarynkina
Zoë
Skoulding
Iza Smelczyńska
Iza
Smelczyńska
Rebecca
Solnit
Michał
Sosiński
Katarzyna Sroczyńska
Katarzyna
Sroczyńska
Izabela
„Czajka” Stachowicz
Curt
Stager
Tomasz Stawiszyński
Tomasz
Stawiszyński
Agnieszka Stein
Agnieszka
Stein
Łukasz
Stępnik
Jan
Stoberski
Olya
Stoyanova
Juliusz
Strachota
Jacek
Świdziński
Anna
Świrszczyńska
Stach Szabłowski
Stach
Szabłowski
Witold
Szabłowski
Jerzy
Szaniawski
Irena „Kika” Szaszkiewiczowa
Irena
„Kika” Szaszkiewiczowa
Mariusz
Szczygieł
Małgorzata
Szejnert
Wisława Szymborska
Wisława
Szymborska
Maryla
Szymiczkowa
T-U
Jonny
Thomson
Boyd
Tonkin
Antonina
Małgorzata Tosiek
Agata
Trzebuchowska
Katarzyna
Tubylewicz
Tiare
Tuuhia
Katarzyna Tyszkiewicz-Borawska
Katarzyna
Tyszkiewicz-Borawska
Konstanty
Usenko
Grzegorz Uzdański
Grzegorz
Uzdański
Ana
Uzelac
V-W
Ernest
Valdemar
Julia
E. Wahl
Monika
Waraxa
Warren
Ward
Adam Węgłowski
Adam
Węgłowski
January
Weiner
January
Weiner & January Weiner
Tomasz Wichrowski
Tomasz
Wichrowski
Paulina Wilk
Paulina
Wilk
Ellen
Winner
Tomasz Wiśniewski
Tomasz
Wiśniewski
Agnieszka
Wójcińska
Jędrzej
Wojnar
Natalie
Wolchover/Quanta Magazine
Gillen
D’Arcy Wood
Marcin
Wroński
Ludwika
Włodek
X-Y
Paramahansa Yogananda
Paramahansa
Yogananda
Enis
Yucekoralp
Z-Ż
Michał
Zabłocki
Urszula Zajączkowska
Urszula
Zajączkowska
Teodora
Zareva
Marta
Zboralska
Agata
Zborowska
Adam
Zdrodowski
Piotr
Żelazny