Mazel Tov: The Story of My Extraordinary Friendship with an Orthodox Jewish Family – J. S. Margot

Yet another book from the life-saving parcels from my mum. She is now happily stocking my shelves with non-fiction from Polish publishers, so I had this one in Polish edition. Margot tells us a story based on her experiences. From 1987 to 1993 he was a tutor in a family of orthodox Jews in Antwerp. …

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Impas. Opór, utrata, niemoc w sztuce – Maria Poprzęcka

Vīta brevis, ars longa, occāsiō praeceps, experīmentum perīculōsum, iūdicium difficile. Life is short, and art long, opportunity fleeting, experimentations perilous, and judgment difficult. As always let's start with the translation of the title Deadlock. Resistance, loss, lethargy in art. It's a rough one, but I think reflects the gist of the meaning. It's one of the …

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Kocie Chrzciny. Lato i Zima w Finlandii – Małgorzata Sidz

This is the third book from my June spree of reading about countries I would not like to live in. The other two were Złote Piachy, about Bulgaria, and North Korea Journal. It's not that I actively have something against Bulgaria or Finland, it's more that they are among many other countries I would not …

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