Sienkiewicz jokingly associated cycling with the wheel of fortune, Prus persuaded Żeromski to try the new sport, and Skłodowska-Curie chose the bicycle as a means of travel on her honeymoon. Culture.pl presents an array of anecdotes from the chronicles of Polish cycling.
Polish literature, although not as well known as its German and Russian cousins, is one of the gems of European culture. This list covers a very wide range of genres and eras, but any of these books will help you love Poland a little more.
"Short Stories" is a collection of twelve short stories and novellas by Boleslaw Prus translated into English by Bill Johnston. It includes, among others, works such as "Antek", "Michałko" or " From The Legend Of Ancient Egypt ".
Literature lovers around the globe know how a good book can transport them to worlds both real and imagined. For those lucky enough to find themselves in Poland, we offer a guide to some of the real world sites of Polish literature.
In order to guide English-speakers towards the Polish authors best suited for their specific tastes, Culture.pl has put together an exclusive guide offering historical context and tailor-made recommendations.