Tag: Bedside table
Bedside table #36. Dominika Słowik: I suffer from book FOMO
Dominika Słowik, a prose writer and a recent winner of the Polityka's Passport Award, talks both about her fascination with W.G. Sebald as well as how much emotion reading the Witcher saga once evoked in her. She also talks about reading herstorical books, children's experience of naive reading, her discovering forgotten authors, and why getting to know the authors of one’s favourite books is unnecessary.
Bedside table #35. Wojciech Zembaty: In primary school, I had the nickname “Reader”
Writer Wojciech Zembaty, author of the series Głodne słońce („The Hungry Sun”), talks about his admiration for Reymont's Chłopi (“The Peasants”), books that made him downbeat, reading westerns for pleasure and fantasy books "professionally", aversion to pure science fiction, the topicality of Frank Herbert, and the pleasure of discovering authors that no one has read, as well as about the writer who made him become a fantasy writer.