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Witold Szabłowski, Righteous Traitors: Neighbours from Volhynia, book cover

This reportage shows how many blank spots still remain in the history of Poland. Szabłowski fills one of them with a suggestive, piercing narrative, however not with the intention to open old wounds.

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Chechen refugees at the camp bordering with Ingushetia, 1999. Photo: Krzysztof Miller / Agencja Gazeta

Krzysztof Miller, a fearless diving champion and one of the most celebrated news photographers, a man who went to every war of the last 25 years, committed suicide on 9th September 2016.

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The most famous Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuściński, photo: Aleksander Jałosinski / Forum

Poland has a long tradition of non-fiction writing referred to as reportage or, as it is also called, literary reportage. Here’s our list of the best Polish non-fiction books translated into English (plus one which is not yet translated but, we think, it should be).

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Polish non-fiction writing, made famous by Kapuściński, among others, is often considered a national speciality, along with pickled cucumbers and kiełbasa. But what is so special about this literary dish? Where does it come from and how does one actually eat it?

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Hanna Krall, photo: Jan Rolke / Forum

Hanna Krall is a journalist and reporter, born in 1935 in Warsaw. She is the author of the celebrated reportage Shielding the Flame / Zdążyć przed Panem Bogiem.

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Małgorzata Rejmer, photo: Sławomir Klimkowski

Małgorzata Rejmer, born September 8th, 1985, is a novelist and reporter. She is the author of Toksymia and Bucharest. Dust and Blood. In 2013, she was nominated for Polityka's Passports Award.

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"Wherever something significant takes place, things are stirred and people suffer. It is evil, not good, which is the reporter’s breeding-ground". Wojciech Tochman discusses the condition of Polish reportage, what determines a good story and how journalism has to raise controversy.

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Okładka (nid 6803694)

The National Museum in Warsaw has uncovered anew a striking chapter in Polish press photography through the images of four iconic figures of the 1950s and '60s

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Artur Domosławski, meeting with the author at University Library in Warsaw in 2010

Book cover, courtesy of Verso   Award-winning Polish journalist Artur Domosławski paints an incisive, albeit biting, portrait of one of the world's greatest reporters, shedding light on the Kapuściński and laying bare his flaws as both a writer and a human being

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The Polish reportage writer's new book is a South African tale set at the end of apartheid. The whole country is changing, as the system of racial segregation is slowly being left behind. Yet in one town a very determined man attempts to preserve the old order.

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Wojciech Jagielski, photo: Elżbieta Lempp

Prose writer, journalist, international correspondent for the Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza for over two decades, also a correspondent for the BBC and Le Monde. Best known for his reportages from Central Asia, the Caucasus and Africa. Born in 1960 in Goworowo near Ostrołęka.

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Wojciech Jagielski, photo: Elżbieta Lempp

Wojciech Jagielski, one of the leading figures of the creative non-fiction genre, presents The Night Wanderers: Uganda's Children and the Lord's Resistance Army.

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Wojciech Jagielski, photo: Elżbieta Lempp

Wojciech Jagielski, one of the leading figures of the creative non-fiction genre, presents The Night Wanderers: Uganda's Children and the Lord's Resistance Army in New York and Washington, DC

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Jacek Hugo-Bader, photo: Przemysław Getka / Reporter/East News

One of the most valued Polish reporters covering the countries of the former USSR

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Following the December release of Nagyvilág litarary magazine’s issue devoted entirely to Polish journalism, Mariusz Szczygieł, Lidia Ostałowska and Włodzimierz Nowak travel to the Hungarian capital to take part in a discussion on Polish reportage in the Mozsár cafe

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Cover of the Polish edition of "Make Your own Paradise"

A collection of reportage and stories on fascinating parts to Czech culture. In i culture of joy and of sadness; laughter is shown as a mask of a tragic helplessness.

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Okładka (nid 5536637)

A Public Conversation on the ins and outs of long-form and literary journalism with: Breyten Breytenbach, Adrian LeBlanc, Lawrence Weschler, Suketu Mehta, Elizabeth Rubin, Wojciech Jagielski, and others...

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Praying for Rain - Wojciech Jagielski

Praying for Rain is a chronicle of the birth and demise of Afghan regimes. It is a story of fratricidal wars, a galaxy of commandants, warlords, hallowed mullahs and bold warriors.

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