Men Explain Things to Me – Rebecca Solnit

The book is a collection of Solnit's essays, starting with the title one, but touching on many aspects in which women are made to feel lesser and become objects of violence. For me what Solnit does in her essays is track the origin of violence, she focuses on violence towards women, but I do think …

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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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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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