Tag: Bedside table
Bedside table #60. Jarosław Maślanek: To experience tightness in your throat
Prose writer Jarosław Maślanek talks about his latest novel Liczby ostatnie (“Final Numbers”), his youthful fascination with dystopias, an ecological turn in his work, literature about people who have failed, the impression David Foster Wallace and Denis Johnson made on him, books published by ‘Nisza’, and worlds seen through someone else's eyes.
Bedside table #59. Miłosz Waligórski: I try to be suspicious of words
Miłosz Waligórski, translator, poet, and prose writer, talks about, among other things, what he looks for in books, underestimated editors, the work of a translator, literature as a sphere of freedom, and ‘his’ writers.
Bedside table #57. Maciej Płaza: When I get a strong craving for some literature, I soak into it for months
Prose writer and translator Maciej Płaza talks about his work on his latest novel entitled Golem, being cut off from the world while writing, Julian Stryjkowski's wonderful, rich Jewish Polish language, a return to Thomas Mann and reading Joseph Roth, as well as the benefits of freelance work.