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EVENT: A.M. Bakalar at Wasafiri’s Words on the Water, 21 September
Sunday, 21 September Wasafiri‘s Words on the Water 2pm (board) – 5.15pm (disembark) The William B River Cruiser, Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH   In celebration of Wasafiri’s 30th anniversary, six acclaimed contemporary writers share readings on the Thames for one special afternoon of ‘words on the water’.  Come and celebrate Wasafiri’s 30th [...] read more »
Review of Szabłowski’s The Assassin from Apricot City in the Hurriyet Daily News
‘Its epigrammatic chapters brim with colorful characters from across the country’s varied human landscapes, which the Polish journalist has come to know intimately after many years on the beat… part of what makes “The Assassin from Apricot City” a success is the way it complicates supposedly rigid divisions. The people it describes emerge in various shades of [...] read more »
EVENT: A.M. Bakalar at Felixstowe Book Festival, 29 June
Sunday, 29 June @ 17.30 Felixstowe Book Festival The Orwell Hotel, The Elisabeth Suite Hamilton Road, Felixstowe Suffolk, IP11 7DX   William Brodrick and A. M. Bakalar talk to The Times journalist Liz Hoggard about their novels featuring Poles: The Day of the Lie and Madame Mephisto, as well as Polish literature, culture and history. William is [...] read more »
People’s Book Prize Final Round of Voting for Różewicz’s Mother Departs
Tadeusz Różewicz and the People’s Book Prize Final Round of Voting for Mother Departs begins 21st May! Tadeusz Różewicz, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, passed away on April 24th aged 92. His intimate biographical memoir, Mother Departs, translated into English by Barbara Bogoczek and published by Stork Press, is a finalist [...] read more »