Category Archives: Polish SFT month

Polish SFT: Dukaj, Huberath, Jasieński, Milosz

JACEK DUKAJ The Old Axolotl: Hardware Dreams, translated by Stanley Bill (Allegro, 2015). “The Old Axolotl is an exhilarating post-apocalyptic tale about a world in which a cosmic catastrophe has sterilized the Earth of all living things. Only a small number of humans have managed to copy digitalized versions of their minds onto hardware in

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Polish SFT: Stanisław Lem

STANISLAW LEM (1921-2006) “Stanisław Lem, the Polish novelist, futurologist, literary theorist, satirist, and philosophical gadfly, tried mightily to free his work from the shackles of the present. In dozens of novels, short stories, essays, metaliterary experiments, and futurological treatises, he attempted to imagine everything from a living ocean that could read human minds (Solaris) to

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