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

“Dziennik pisany nocą” by Gustaw Herling-Grudziński in Croatian with the support of the Book Institute

In Croatia, the translation of Gustaw Herling-Grudziński’s Dziennik pisany nocą ("Journal Written at Night") has been recently published. The book was translated by Adrian Cvitanović. The publication was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

20.10.2020

"Polskie dzieje od czasów najdawniejszych do współczesności" in Romanian with the support of the Book Institute

In Romania, a translation of Polskie dzieje od czasów najdawniejszych do współczesności (“Polish History from the Ancient to the Present Day”) has been recently published. The book was translated by Constantin Geambaşu. The publication of the book by Alicja Dybkowska, Jan Żaryn, and Małgorzata Żaryn was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

20.10.2020

The Book Institute supported the English translation of "Komeda" by Magdalena Grzebałkowska

In England, a translation of Magdalena Grzebałkowska’s book Komeda. Osobiste życie jazzu (”Komeda: A Private Life in Jazz”) has just been published. The book was translated by Halina Maria Boniszewska. The publication of the book was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

20.10.2020

Katarzyna Walentynowicz wins the Grand Jury Prize in Beijing

Katarzyna Walentynowicz was awarded the Grand Jury Prize for her book Prawy i lewy ("Right and Left") in The BIBF Ananas International Illustration Exhibition competition.

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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