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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!

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6511 results
Reading
Reading
Reading / society
A Warning
A Warning
Reading / society

10 years ago, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami shook Japan. Katarzyna Boni revisits Fukushima Prefecture to see what has changed – physically and psychologically.

Katarzyna Boni

Reading / culture
An Old Writer Looks at the New World
An Old Writer Looks at the New World
Reading / culture

Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel laureate in Literature, talks about his latest novel “Klara and the Sun”, and what advances in technology might mean for humanity.

Sylwia Stano

Magazine / science
Radiate and Drink
Radiate and Drink
Magazine / science

On hot summer days, we might hide inside the cool confines of our house. For many flora and fauna, such a luxury is impossible – they have their own biological techniques.

Szymon Drobniak

Magazine / culture
When You Rise, the World Lives
When You Rise, the World Lives
Magazine / culture

In the 14th century BCE, the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaton implemented a drastic religious revolution by introducing worship of a god represented by the sun’s disc.

Paweł Janiszewski

Magazine / society
The Dark Side of the Sun
The Dark Side of the Sun
Magazine / society

Light and darkness, that which is clearly illuminated or lies hidden in the shadows, have both literal and figurative meanings in mythology and religion.

Adam Aduszkiewicz

Magazine / culture
Pure, Invincible, Magical
Pure, Invincible, Magical
Magazine / culture

The myths and history of the ancient Greeks and Romans reveal the ways in which they viewed the sun.

Paweł Janiszewski

Reading / literature
What Lies Under the Water?
What Lies Under the Water?
Reading / literature

In this unpublished extract from Katarzyna Boni’s “Ganbare! Workshop of Dying”, we join two men in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture on the day the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck the town.

Katarzyna Boni

Magazine / society
There Is Beautiful Light in the Dark
There Is Beautiful Light in the Dark
Magazine / society

Reportage journalist Ilona Wiśniewska talks about living in the north of Norway, experiencing the northern lights, and preparing for the polar night.

Jan Pelczar

Magazine / society
A Tiger Won’t Look You in The Eye
A Tiger Won’t Look You in The Eye
Magazine / society

At the confluence of three rivers in the Bay of Bengal, the Sundarbans mangrove forest grows. A beautiful place, yet with rising tides and Bengal tigers, life here is unstable.

Paulina Wilk

Reading / science
The Dormant Beast
The Dormant Beast
Reading / science

Beneath the Phlegraean Fields near Naples there’s a giant lake of liquid magma bubbling away. The entire area includes 24 craters and volcanic cones. An eruption could occur within the next few years.

Maciej Hen

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