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


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!



"Bunt i afirmacja. Esej o naszych czasach" by Bronisław Wildstein in Romanian

A translation of Bronisław Wildstein's essay entitled Bunt i afirmacja. Esej o naszych czasach (”Rebellion and Affirmation. An Essay about Our Times”) was published in Romania. The publication of the book translated by Constantin Geambasu was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.


"Kajtuś Czarodziej" by Korczak in Macedonian with the support of the Book Institute

A translation of Janusz Korczak's novel Kajtuś Czarodziej (“Kaytek the Wizard”) has been published in Macedonia. The publication of Filip Dimiewski's translation was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

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2022 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for this year's Booker Prize, the most prestigious award given to authors of the best English-language books, has been announced.


Bedside table #76. Anna Cieplak: I reach for books which open a new perspective for me

Prose writer Anna Cieplak, winner of the Conrad Award, the Witold Gombrowicz Literary Award, and the Albrecht Lempp Scholarship for 2022, tells us about the literature she is interested in and what prose is all about, why she has never associated reading with pleasure, about empathy and exoticisation, as well as about searching for books that help us see that we still have something in common.


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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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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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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