Book List in Order:4 titles

  • Andrzej Szczypiorski is one of the major figures in world literature. In The Shadow Catcher, he tells the story of a boy who comes of age as the world around him begins to fall apart. At fifteen, Krzys is the adored and sheltered son of a wealthy Pol...


  • Summoned to Geneva to participate in an oral history project about the collapse of Eastern European communism, a Warsaw sociologist resolves to tell his story through a gallery of portraits of the many women he has loved...


  • In the spring of 1458, the town of Arras was visited by the disasters of plague and hunger. In the course of a month, nearly a fifth of the citizens lost their lives. For reasons that remain unclear, the famous Vauderie d'Arras took place in October ...


  • In the Nazi-occupied Warsaw of 1943, Irma Seidenman, a young Jewish widow, possesses two attributes that can spell the difference between life and death: she has blue eyes and blond hair. With these, and a set of false papers, she has slipped out of ...