Tag: Joseph Conrad
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 #46. Maciej Świerkocki: I use every interstice to replenish my reading deficit
The translator and writer Maciej Świerkocki talks about his work on the translation of James Joyce's Ulysses and a book devoted to this novel, translator's misanthropy, rare readings for pleasure, formative readings, a decisive encounter with "Literatura na Świecie" (World Literature) magazine, as well as reveals who, according to him, is the greatest writer of all time.
Bedside table #40. Stanisław Aleksander Nowak: Literature should be treated fairly
Prose writer, columnist and playwright Stanisław Aleksander Nowak talks about his fascination with Hrabal, Schulz, reveals which writer is the reason he joined the navy and what he read then, and explains why he will not publish any more novels.