To jest napad! Czyli kawalek nieznanej historii Ameryki – Marek Wałkuski

As always in case of foreign books let's start with the title: This is a robbery! A piece of unknown American history. As you can expect it is a book about bank robberies. Marek Wałkuski works as a foreign correspondent for Polish radio Trójka and for years has been sharing stories of various unsuccessful bank …

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Der nasse Fisch – Volker Kutscher

One of my Christmas gifts! It took me a while to read it, but I made it, my second completed book in German! Very proud of myself. Also I discovered or rather remembered that when I was learning English the first books I read in English were actually Grisham's book, so also sort of crime/court …

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Księżyc z Peweksu. O luksusie w PRL – Aleksandra Boćkowska

Let me start by roughly translating the title: The moon from Pewex. About luxury in PRL. This is basically what the book is about, the author tries to define what was considered a luxury in Polish People's Republic (PRL). I was looking forward to that read, as I lived the first six years of my …

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