Tag Archives: Poland

Epic of the Ex-Urbs, by Tomasz Rozycki

All at once, led by a curious intuition, his cousin began to brake, using not only the pedals but also his feet, his knuckles, and his facial expression, causing smoke to issue from his Polish-made sneakers and a strange smell to rise into the air. They came to a halt. But though they had stopped, […]

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Bronek, by Magdalena Tulli

From the moment my mother came into dementia, time with her ran backwards. First the preceding day vanished from her memory, then the month before. In the outside world the dates followed one another in the usual order, but she paid no attention. In her apartment, late March regained its beginning, and then the page […]

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More Rozewicz!

We considered the work of Polish poet Tadeusz Rozewicz in February, when Norton published a major new selected poems translated by Joanna Trzeciak. Now arrives from Anvil the third edition of their selection of Rozewicz, They Came to See a Poet, translated by Adam Czerniawski and first published in 1982. How interesting!  There is rather […]

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