Content anchor
Witold Gombrowicz and James Joyce, photo: Bohdan Paczowski, Wikipedia

As the old saying goes, ‘Great minds think alike’. Well, if that’s true, it’s no surprise that in the most significant books ever written, we are bound to find similar themes, plots, or ideas, even if they were written in different countries or in different eras. Here, then, are six Polish masterpieces that may seem quite familiar if you know your English literature.

More »
Uprawa roślin południowych metodą Miczurina (Growing Southern Plants the Michurin Way) – Weronika Murek, Wydawnictwo Czarne, fragment of the cover

Polish books in translation? It takes some effort to find them in bookshops and even more effort to read about them in the review sections of newspapers and magazines, or to find them in public libraries. And when it comes to books written by Polish women? Well, need I say more? We’ve heard it all before...

More »

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.

More »