In her latest book “The Next Great Migration”, American science journalist Sonia Shah presents an evidenced picture of how migration has always been with us – for the better.
An old legend about a knight and a blacksmith, told as a short fairy tale by a much-loved Polish children’s author.
One of our authors imagines the encounters of various Swedes – and a Pole! – with a mythical imp known as Pukke.
In this short story from Paweł Huelle’s “Talita”, a Jewish man with a beautiful voice takes a walk along the riverside on a sunny day in Poland.
On this day in 1863, a certain French author published his first novel, about three Brits taking a balloon trip over Africa. Jules Verne’s debut was a hit, and guaranteed his legacy.
A short story set in 2040, when due to global warming Iceland’s climate becomes vastly colder and harsher. A biology teacher disappears during a school trip and her daughter starts to search for her.
In this extract from Miha Mazzini’s “Erased”, two Slovenians have an unpleasant surprise when trying to return to an apartment in Ljubljana.
On the anniversary of Tove Jansson’s first book, “The Moomins and the Great Flood”, we take a look back on her wartime creations and why they continue to resonate.
We imagine how Captain Nemo might have looked, had he been a Polish aristocrat fighting Russian tyranny, as Jules Verne originally intended in “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”.
“The blind view sculptures with their fingers.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
A corpse has been discovered at a retirement home run by nuns, but Zofia is not convinced that the death was entirely natural... Antonia Lloyd-Jones translates an excerpt from the first novel in a period crime series featuring Zofia Turbotyńska.
We imagine a world in which politicians read books, leading to a greater capacity for imagination, truth, and caring for the country. Original publication by Paulina Wilk.