Stone Upon Stone

Grandfather was supposed to have also started the fire brigade. Before, when someone’s place was on fire people would just run up each with their own bucket of water… More

Best Translated Book Award 2012 Shortlists

it’s time to find out which books have been selected for this year’s poetry and fiction shortlists. Both lists were announced last night at a ceremony in Rochester,… More


MemoryI remember many places and events. Some of them remain in my memory like characters from a play, frozen. A slight effort is all that’s needed to bring them… More

The Mighty Angel

It’s a frosty winter before the war. Mid-January 1932 or 1933. In the part of the world where my grandfather, Old Kubica, is right now drinking another glass of… More