Here will be a summary of books (sorted by author’s countries) that I read so far in 2015 and some that I have in my current pile. Feel free to comment, if you have some suggestions for books for me.
I have made two challenges: one is more Poland oriented (but nobody said you can’t read books/comics from other countries), one is about reading literature from across the world (Around the World: A to Z 2015).
I only read 19 books so far this year, so far (not counting comics) from 9 countries. Six more countries on my list. I owned only 2 books (e-books), the rest was borrowed from libraries. Continue reading to see the list and my short opinion on each book.
Few months ago I wrote about the books and films that I bought and added to my collections. I got some more books (and a comic) from that time, most bought, but one won.
The books will be ordered by genre: comics, history books and biographies. Most of them are written by ladies, except the comic book and the diary.
A spy comic from France, set during the First World War. I wrote about it already when I was commenting on the Warsaw Book Fair 2014. This is the volume 1/2. The second volume is out in Polish already. This will be a series of 2-volumes stories. Tho there are killings, etc. it’s not violent and can be read by non-adult readers.
Indonezja – Natalia Laskowska
A book about Indonesian history written by a lady (for those who pay attention to the author’s sex). First Polish book on Indonesian history, from past to current days (it was published in 2012). The author used also fragments of Indonesian-language press articles. I bought it few days after the first post on my collection’s new additions.
During 22-25th May 2014 event, Warsaw Book Fair celebrated its fifth anniversary. The even was held in the National Stadium. Before its entrance there were stands with cheap books.
Inside there were many publishers from around the country and some from abroad. There were all kinds of books, from academics to comics.
And it was comics that captured my attention for the most of my visit there. I was just thinking which comic I should buy. And so, I’ll now present the interesting (in my opinion) comics published in Poland.
Continue reading to see my TOP 5 comics from Poland, Ukraine, France, Norway and Japan published in Poland from 2012.