Manifesto

Polish Book Institute promotes reading; supports writers, translators, publishers, librarians, booksellers; those who read and want to read; activates non-readers!

Popularization

We promote Polish literature across the world. In recent years, almost 1,800 translations of Polish books have been published as part of the ©Poland Translation Program!

Promotion

News

Małgorzata Rejmer’s ”Błoto słodsze niż miód” in Spanish with the support of the Book Institute

A translation of Małgorzata Rejmer's reportage Błoto słodsze niż miód. Głosy komunistycznej Albanii (“Mud Sweeter than Honey. Voices from Communist Albania”) has recently been published in Spain. The authors of the translation are Agata Orzeszek and Ernesto Rubio. The publication was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

03.04.2020

”Przedpiekle sławy. Rzecz o Chopinie” in French with the support of the Book Institute

In December 2019, a translation of Piotr Witt's book Przedpiekle sławy. Rzecz o Chopinie (”On the Threshold of Fame: Chopin’s First Steps in Paris”) was published in France. The book was translated by Eric Veaux. The publication was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

03.04.2020
Tags: Svět knihy

Svět knihy fair in Prague cancelled

This year's edition of the Prague Book Festival was particularly promising. Poland was to be an honorary guest of the event. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers initially postponed the International Book Fair and the "Svět knihy" Literary Festival until October but finally decided to cancel the event.

02.04.2020

Winners of the Albrecht Lempp Scholarship for 2020: Jakub Małecki and Susanne Fritz

The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, the Book Institute, and the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin announce the winners of the Albrecht Lempp Scholarship for 2020:

Initiatives

Small Book – Great Man

Small Book – Great Man

The social campaign "Small Book – Great Man" reminds us of the benefits of reading together in a family from the first months of a child's life. It was devised in connection with a nationwide campaign, as part of which young parents will receive unique Reading Layettes in maternity wards.

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CZYTAJ PL

CZYTAJ PL

The largest readership promotion campaign in Poland, and probably in the world. In this year's edition, in 500 cities and towns, there could be found free e-book rentals, available for everyone. They were available at bus stops, libraries, and cultural institutions. The Book Institute is a strategic partner of the campaign.

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Partners

Supervising institution

Other partners

The Polish Book Institute
ul. Zygmunta Wróblewskiego 6
31-148 Kraków, Poland
tel. (+48) 12 61 71 900
fax. (+48) 12 62 37 682
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