Book List in Order: 4 titles


  • The Noonday Cemetery & Other Stories, selected by Herling himself shortly before his death in 2000, is a collection of thirteen brilliant stories spanning the last twenty years of his life. His novel The Island was published to great acclaim in 1993,...



  • This kaleidoscopic collection of more than 100 journal entries from one of Poland's greatest living writers includes semifictional tales, based on historical sources, that mirror the fragility of the human life. Here also are brilliant critical piece...



  • In 1940, Gustav Herling was arrested after he joined an underground Polish army that fell into Russian hands. He was sent to a northern Russian labour camp, where he spent the two most horrible years of his life. In this book, he tells of the people ...



  • One of the New York Times Books Review's Best Books of 1993 "A writer of stylistic mastery and moral depth, who deserves to be placed among the best in any language." -Jaroslaw Anders, The Boston Sunday Globe Best known for the unforgettable account ...