WIERA GRAN THE ACCUSED
(Oskarżona: Wiera Gran)

The main heroine of this biographical reportage is the eponymous Wiera Gran, a singer of Jewish origin, who in pre-war Poland was destined to be a megastar. During the occupation, wanting to be with her family, she ended up in the Warsaw ghetto, where she performed at a café, and later on she hid on the Aryan side. She survived, but what happened in the “times of contempt” cast a long shadow on the rest of her life, or to put it bluntly, ruined it. more

LOST LANDSCAPES: IN SEARCH OF ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER AND THE JEWS OF POLAND
(Singer: Pejzaże pamięci)

The 1991 death of Singer motivated Tuszynska, a Polish historian, to learn about the Yiddish writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978. After all, his works were her "first guide within the world of Polish Jewry." But this is no standard biography.  more

 


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IRENA KRZYWICKA. THE LONG LIFE OF THE DEBAUCHED WOMAN
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MARIA WISNOWSKA. IF YOU LOVE ME - KILL ME!
(Maria Wisnowska. Jeśli mnie kochasz - zabij!)

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