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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland by Ben Aitken
    A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland - by Ben Aitken

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785785580 | ISBN 10: 1785785583

    WARNING: CONTAINS AN UNLIKELY IMMIGRANT, AN UNSUNG COUNTRY, A BUMPY ROMANCE, SEVERAL SHATTERED PRECONCEPTIONS, TRACES OF INSIGHT, A DOZEN NUNS AND A REFERENDUM.  Not many Brits move to Poland to work in a fish and chip shop. Fewer still come ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing Up in the Warsaw Ghetto by Mary Berg
    The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing Up in the Warsaw Ghetto - by Mary Berg

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073402 | ISBN 10: 1786073404

    Mary Berg was fifteen when the German army poured into Poland in 1939. She survived four years of Nazi terror, and managed to keep a diary throughout.   This astonishing, vivid portrayal of life inside the Warsaw Ghetto ranks with the most sig ... more

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  • Cover image of book OUT: LGBTQ Poland by Maciek Nabrdalik
    OUT: LGBTQ Poland - by Maciek Nabrdalik

    £18.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781620973691 | ISBN 10: 1620973693

    From an award-winning documentary photographer, the first book of its kind to portray the LGBTQ community in contemporary Poland.   Few in the Polish LGBTQ community could have foreseen how quickly this deeply conservative and Catholic country ... more

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  • Cover image of book East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity by Philippe Sands
    East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - by Philippe Sands

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474601917 | ISBN 10: 147460191x

    A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history.   When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the weste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood by Andrew Borowiec
    Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood - by Andrew Borowiec

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241964033 | ISBN 10: 0241964032

    Warsaw Boy is the remarkable true story of a sixteen-year old boy soldier in war-torn Poland. "The best-ever account of what is was like to be young and fighting in the Warsaw Rising"(Neal Ascherson, Sunday Herald, Books of the Year) Poland ... more

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  • Cover image of book Isaac
    Isaac's Army - by Matthew Brzezinski

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781852101 | ISBN 10: 1781852103

    1930s Warsaw was a thoroughly cosmopolitan, even swinging city. Larger than Chicago, it was host to a rich Jewish cultural life. It seemed inconceivable that all this was about to be swept away, but then came the dark events of September 1939. As the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let Me Tell You a Story: One Girl
    Let Me Tell You a Story: One Girl's Escape from the Nazis - by Renata Calverley

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408834527 | ISBN 10: 1408834529

    Przemysl, Poland, 1939. Two-year-old Renata is woken by her Mamusia in the middle of the night and bundled into the basement. The peacock quilt she is wrapped in reminds her of a story about a giant who guards a mysterious place called the Underworld ... more

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  • Cover image of book Survivor: Auschwitz, The Death March and My Fight for Freedom by Sam Pivnik
    Survivor: Auschwitz, The Death March and My Fight for Freedom - by Sam Pivnik

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444758399 | ISBN 10: 144475839x

    Now in his eighties, Sam Pivnik tells for the first time the story of his life, a true tale of survival against the most extraordinary odds. Sam Pivnik's life story is a classic testimony of Holocaust survival.   In 1939, on his thirteenth bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Solidarity to Sellout: The Restoration of Capitalism in Poland by Tadeusz Kowalik; translated by Eliza Lewandowska
    From Solidarity to Sellout: The Restoration of Capitalism in Poland - by Tadeusz Kowalik; translated by Eliza Lewandowska

    £15.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781583672969 | ISBN 10: 1583672966

    In the 1980s and 90s, renowned Polish economist Tadeusz Kowalik played a leading role in the Solidarity movement, struggling alongside workers for an alternative to “really-existing socialism” that was cooperative and controlled by the workers themse ... more

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  • Cover image of book Finding Poland by Matthew Kelly
    Finding Poland - by Matthew Kelly

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099515999 | ISBN 10: 0099515997

    An expansive, insightful and moving history of the Polish experience during World War Two, and its lasting legacy.  Following the partitioning of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, Matthew Kelly’s great grandmother and her tw ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto by Mary Berg
    The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto - by Mary Berg

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781851685851 | ISBN 10: 1851685855

    On her fifteenth birthday, as the German army tightens its grip on Warsaw, Mary Berg begins writing her diary. She does not yet know that by the time she has filled twelve small notebooks she will have endured four years of Nazi terror and recorded i ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Country in the Moon: Travels in Search of the Heart of Poland by Michael Moran
    A Country in the Moon: Travels in Search of the Heart of Poland - by Michael Moran

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847081049 | ISBN 10: 1847081045

    Michael Moran gives an insider's view of what was once the largest country in Europe; one what evolved under a succession of brutal invasions, which suffered through the Holocaust and was plunged into communism.   This entertaining memoirand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Years in the Warsaw Ghetto by Bernard Goldstein
    Five Years in the Warsaw Ghetto - by Bernard Goldstein

    £13.00   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904859055 | ISBN 10: 1904859054

    The story of the Warsaw ghetto is one of the most heartbreaking and tragic in all of recorded history. Bernard Goldstein, who was already a semi-legendary figure as a socialist and leader of the Jews in Poland, was a central figure in this story. He ... more

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