Tag Archives: Polish

Review: The Star Diaries by Stanislaw Lem

translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel originally published in Poland: 1957; expanded 1971 my edition: Harcourt (June 26, 1985) 286 pages As you know, I’ve set myself the very enjoyable task of reading all of Stanislaw Lem’s speculative fiction that’s available in English. And since I love doing things chronologically, I’ve started with The

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Upcoming Polish, Czech, and Russian SF in Translation

Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ !     The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are

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