Tag: Bedside table
Bedside Table #11. Janusz Drzewucki: I am glad that voracious reading still happens to me
Janusz Drzewucki, poet, literary critic, editor of the "Twórczość" monthly, talks about his complicated adventure with Borges, novels that recently delighted him, Wacław Berent, who deserved the Nobel Prize, and a book that he read in twenty-four hours with a break for sleep.
Bedside Table #10. Wojciech Chmielarz: I am not ashamed of popular literature
Writer Wojciech Chmielarz talks about Marek Krajewski's merits for Polish crime fiction, admiration for Zygmunt Miłoszewski, writers who broaden the boundaries of genre literature, as well as why righteous views bring harm to crime fiction.
Bedside table #9. Włodzimierz Kowalewski: Fiction puts me off
Włodzimierz Kowalewski, prose writer, literary critic and teacher, talks about novels he is currently working on, about Zbigniew Herbert as a generational idol and authority, his fascination with Żeromski and Julian Wołoszynowski, the disappearing ethos of the writer-sage, the impression À rebours by Joris-Karl Huysmans made on him in his youth, the literature that avoids important subjects and about what is missing in Polish literature after 1989.