Tag: Bedside table
Bedside table #26. Magdalena Kicińska: Why buy toothpaste when I can buy a book?
Magdalena Kicińska, a reporter and poet, talks about the difference between professional reading and reading for pleasure, about the book club, to which she owes a lot of her literary fascinations, distrust in publishing marketing, the path from fiction to reportage, poetry as a tool, as well as about the books she gave to prisoners.
Bedside table #25. Jerzy Jarniewicz: A book read once is a book unread
The poet, literary critic, and translator Jerzy Jarniewicz talks about the differences between translation and reading, a book and a chair as a pair of lovers, reading for pleasure, despite holding a pencil in hand, what is lacking in Polish prose, and he also confesses what he would like to translate if he had time.
Bedside table #24. Mariusz Czubaj: For vast areas of Polish literature, I am out
Writer and anthropologist Mariusz Czubaj reveals who he considers to be the Coelho of contemporary political and worldview issues and what kind of literature makes the greatest impression on him.