Posts Tagged: poland
Leah Kaminsky’s debut novel, The Waiting Room, depicts one fateful day in the life of an Australian doctor and mother, Dina, living in Haifa, Israel. Dina is trying to maintain normalcy as she goes about her work as a family doctor, cares for her son, and fights to preserve her faltering relationship with her husband, with whom she’s expecting a daughter....more
Harry Potter is causing a legal dispute between two bookstores in the Philippines, with one store claiming a legal monopoly over the book.
CityLab checks out The Last Bookstore, a massive bookstore warehouse in Los Angeles....more
If the ephemeral objects were not collected, and if the journalistic, social-science reports not commissioned, and if all of it were not preserved, then no one would believe that such a place had existed; not on the moon, but right here, in the center of the earth’s most sophisticated continent.
We could all use a little guidance down the artist’s path now and then, and today’s helping hand comes from essential Polish poet and Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska.
The Poetry Foundation gathered some of her greatest hits from the poetry advice column she used to write for Polish litmag Życie Literackie (Literary Life)....more
Feelin’ kind of teenaged today.
Vintage Polish fashion magazine advertisements? Yes please.
Department of beautiful but terrifying implications: Dead tire graveyard.
Guardian UK on the unsure cause of Jane Austen’s demise.
Yesterday was the first day of December (spoiler alert!), and with it Big Picture has started their Hubble Space Telescope advent calendar....more