Tag: Charles Dickens
Bedside table #47. Michał Oleszczyk: Nothing gives me such an intellectual high as a vast novel
Film expert Michał Oleszczyk talks about his recent ‘film’ readings, the intellectual high associated with reading vast novels, the books that shaped him and those to which he returns, as well as the ecstatic distrust of a critic.
Bedside Table #6. Wojciech Chmielewski: I read in a rather random way
Prose writer Wojciech Chmielewski, a winner of the Marek Nowakowski Literary Award and the Cyprian Norwid Award, talks about his first fascination with Dickens, Salinger's writing burnout, love for Saul Bellow, passionate reading of Marek Nowakowski, Kazimierz Orłoś, and Kornel Filipowicz, about contemporary writers he roots for, the books he was strongly affected by, and he reveals the question he asks himself when writing.