Tag: Jack Fairweather
Fairweather's "The Volunteer" about Captain Pilecki - promotion of the Czech translation with the participation of the author
On the second day of the International Book Fair and the Book World (Svět knihy) Literary Festival, a meeting with Jack Fairweather, author of The Volunteer. The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz was held. The Book Institute was a co-organiser of the meeting.
Witold Pilecki's biography receives the Costa Book of the Year Award
The biography of cavalry captain Witold Pilecki entitled "Volunteer" by the British writer and journalist Jack Fairweather received on Tuesday the title of the Book of the Year 2019 in one of the most prestigious literary competitions in Great Britain – the Costa Book Awards.
“The Guardian” describes the story of Witold Pilecki
The British daily "The Guardian" brings closer the figure of cavalry captain Witold Pilecki in its ‘book of the day’ section on Wednesday. Pilecki’s biography entitled The Volunteer by Jack Fairweather has a chance to win one of the most important British literary awards - Costa Book Award.